Never Use Transparent Tape

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Can I use scotch tape to repair a book?

Never Use Transparent Tape

Never repair your "keeper" books with scotch tape or glue. Most glues and all household pressure-sensitive tapes are highly acidic, and will damage the paper … that´s why those brown stains develop on pages where tape was applied. There is a special transparent tape available from conservation suppliers, made for use on books.



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