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On 11/23/2021 at 7:21 PM, Corallas said:

Even with that severe wrinkling that a press should remove a lot of ? 

I mean, you're right, it would improve the wrinkling. I just think the staple tearing through the book, the rusting and the heavy reader crease are bigger factors in the ultimate grade than back cover wrinkles.

 

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There are many situations where a clean and press will improve the look of a book without actually resulting in a higher grade. I have to add, I am wary of the devil's restoration (pressing,) but then I suspect I would have been one of those men who walked in front of the first automobiles carrying a red flag (had I been born back then.) :preach:

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