Conservation of paper binding

Conservation of original wrapper and binding of

Joachim Lelewel. Géographie du moyen age. [T. 5], Épilogue. Bruxelles: Pilliet-Voglet, 1857.

Collection of Vilnius University Library, document No. Lelev. 67/ Le 165.


Conservation by Ieva Rusteikaitė


Note. Due to the fact that pictures were taken in different periods, there might be slight color differences in the photographs.


  • Dust
  • Adhered parts
  • Tears
  • Loss of paper
  • Separated sections and leaves

Treatment applied

  • Dry cleaning
  • Humid cleaning of cover paper and pasted waste paper
  • Loss repair
  • Reattachment of loose sections
  • Covering of the textblock