Saving Stuff: How to Care for and Preserve Your Collectibles, Heirlooms, and Other Prize Possessions

Saving Stuff: How to Care for and Preserve Your Collectibles, Heirlooms, and Other Prize Possessions

by Don Williams, Louisa Jaggar

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743264167
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 05/31/2005
Edition description: Original
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 685,112
Product dimensions: 7.37(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Don Williams is Senior Conservator at the Smithsonian Institution. During his career, he has consulted on the preservation of such artifacts as Archie Bunker's chair and Franklin Roosevelt's desk. He has served as Education Coordinator of the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education and led conservation workshops throughout the country. Mr. Williams lives near Washington, D.C.

Louisa Jaggar has been a columnist for Washington Parent and has contributed articles to Diversion and the online site Family Travel Network. She has written for PBS and the University of Chicago, among others. She lives near Washington, D.C.

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"Saving Stuff provides a wealth of invaluable advice to anyone who wishes to care for, preserve, and display personal collections and family treasures."

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"Don Williams has distilled years of research and museum experience into practical advice for anyone concerned with preserving a collection — from the beginning collector to the connoisseur."

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"I am someone to whom stuff is serious business, so Saving Stuff is indispensable. Luckily, it covers saving books, because one thing I know I'll always want to save is Saving Stuff itself."

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