Found from the n united states to n south america, this fox is slightly larger, on the average, than the north american red fox. The separated parties generally pretend that those on the other side no longer exist. Although unsightly and a negative factor in the value of the paper item for collectors, foxing does not affect the actual integrity of the paper. Inspired by gallos work on the microbiological factor in foxing, hey researches why there is local foxing when fungal spores are omnipresent. Mold spots tend to be black, purple, pink, or green stains, or biig brown blotches not fox marks. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid. The smallest fox and an excellent burrower, it has enormous ears and a fluffy pale cream coat.
The contenders are either impurities in the pulp or size leading to fungal growth, or the presence of iron leading to what in effect would be rusting, or some. As i understand it, there was a big shift downwards in paper quality during that period, without much understanding of why foxing occurred. Pictures of tanned and foxed pages in collectible books. Proper usage and audio pronunciation plus ipa phonetic transcription of the word grizzly bear. Jul 17, 2017 foxing those brownish yellowy spots you often see in old books appears mainly to occur in machinemade papers from the 19th century.
Foxing has been variously attributed to a microorganism, iron particles in the paper, a high acid content in the paper, or a fungus reacting to metallic residue or other conditions of the paper. The evolution of the codex in china began with foldedleaf pamphlets in the 9th century ad, during the late tang dynasty 618907 ad, improved by the butterfly bindings of the song dynasty 9601279 ad, the wrapped back binding of the yuan dynasty. It is useful to note that the term foxing, used to describe brown or reddish brown discoloration appearing on books, papers, some photographs, derives its name from the f and ox in ferrous oxide, or iron oxide deposits that are attracted to areas in the paper substrate. A term indicating a given book is in the same condition as when originally published. The essentials of book collecting an essay in parts by robert f. Brought to book definition of brought to book by the free. For example, as stated above, an unsigned copy of f. Jul 06, 2009 the speech writer credited with coining barack obamas ubiquitous yes we can campaign slogan proved that yes, we can put too much online. Fiction and nonfiction books about foxes animal fiction, animal fantasy, xenofiction, natural history, nature, etc. Mold and mildew forms on paper, including books and wallpaper, when they are exposed to damp conditions for several months or years. Unfortunately there is no rhyme or reason to which books get it and how severe, but i will assume it does have to do with storage conditions and what is present in the. Apr 23, 2017 the best way to prevent initial or further foxing on your rare books is to store them properly.
Frontispiece frontis usually, the illustration facing title page in rare cases the illustration could be elsewhere near the front of the book and not necessarily opposite. This term uses book in the sense of a written record, such as. In a restricted sense, the name refers to the 10 or so species classified as true foxes genus vulpes, especially the red, or. Information and translations of foxing in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web.
In december, pictures posted to jon favreaus facebook page showed him groping a cardboard cutout of the then presidentelects secretary of state pick hillary clinton, while a friend held a beer up to her lips. The gray fox, urocyon cinereoargenteus, is a new world species. The stack is then bound together along one edge by either sewing with thread through the folds or by a layer of flexible adhesive. Bookbinding is the process of physically assembling a book of codex format from an ordered stack of paper sheets that are folded together into sections or sometimes left as a stack of individual sheets. Fox definition is any of various carnivorous mammals especially genus vulpes of the dog family related to but smaller than wolves with shorter legs, more pointed muzzle, large erect ears, and long bushy tail. Books on books books on books books on books books on. A couple pages have tiny fold at foot of page gutter. Rear free endpaper front and rear blank pages added by the binder. Removing foxing from paper, both in books and wallpaper, is possible, and doing so can restore the original appearance without causing further damage. In this collection of charming and relatable reflections, beloved blogger and author anne bogel leads you to remember the book that first hooked you, the place where you first fell in love with reading, and all the books and moments.
Moulds feed on the paper itself, as well as any dirt or organic material on it, for example, finger marks, food stains and squashed insects. Libraries and museums maintain a relative humidity of 50%, which halts foxing altogether. Definition of bring to book in the idioms dictionary. Feb 04, 2015 27 to the pure you show yourself pure, but to the devious you show yourself shrewd. Foxing is more likely to be encountered in older books. The large number of colour photographs shows, in some detail, much about the natural history of this intelligent animal. Some foxing to end pages, otherwise very good with interior clean and binding still strong. It s rare to find a book from the eighteenth or nineteenth century that doesn t show signs of foxing, and some modern books may also be foxed. Foxing is weird in that it affects books differently and to varying degrees. Discover the best childrens fox books in best sellers.
Some pages have slightly rough edges, and the occasional closed tear. They are part of who we are and we cant imagine life without them. I have seen moderns in long boxes that were covered in foxing, and the book next to it was pristine. The name may derive from the foxlike reddishbrown color of the stains, or.
Sac and fox culture was of the eastern woodlands area with some plainsarea traits see under natives, north american. Ioba book terminology independent online booksellers. Its another example of how the worlds biggest social networking site can be used to reveal a bit too much information. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Foxing article about foxing by the free dictionary. The fox and the star by coralie bickfordsmith the fox and the star is a beautiful childrens book about foxes that follows the story of fox whose only friend in the dark forest is star. The contenders are either impurities in the pulp or size leading to fungal growth, or the presence of iron leading to what in effect. Score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. To mark the occasion, he noted that the age of 70 is the time of life when you arrive at a new and awful dignity. The mission of the abaa is to promote ethical standards and professionalism in the antiquarian book trade, to encourage the collecting and preservation of rare and antiquarian books and related materials, to support educational programs and research into the study of rare books, and to facilitate collegial relations. Brought to book legal definition of brought to book. Foxing brown spots thought to be caused by impurities in paper e. Zevin, cleveland from his library of books about books, on the front pastedown. Oct 18, 2014 and foxing is quite common with antiquarian books.
Dictionary by noah webster, first edition abebooks. Jun 17, 2016 books brought me back to life a novelist remembers her very first book, and credits reading with helping her through. The term foxing describes disfiguring small yellow brown spots or blotches on paper. Apr 01, 2017 after all fox day is a great excuse to read some of the following fictional books about foxes. Books brought me back to life a novelist remembers her very first book, and credits reading with helping her through. Foxing spots appear on the paper as stains of reddishbrown, brown or yellowish color, generally of small dimensions, with sharp or irregular edges, most of which, if excited with uv light, show. The touching story of an unusual friendship, from one of todays most masterful childrens book writers. Foxing those brownish yellowy spots you often see in old books appears mainly to occur in machinemade papers from the 19th century. How to distinguish between mold and acceptable foxing. Moulds feed on the paper itself, as well as any dirt or organic material on it, for example. Removing foxing from paper, both in books and wallpaper. Oct 24, 20 foxing is a term describing the agerelated spots and browning seen on vintage paper documents such as books, postage stamps, certificates, and so forth. Fox, any of various members of the dog family resembling small to mediumsized bushytailed dogs with long fur, pointed ears, and a narrow snout. Most of us have seen descriptions of book condition which read like scattered foxing, rubbing at corners and extremities of spine, weak hinge, otherwise very good condition or dust jacket with minor chips, rear free endpaper lacking, signature on title page but really much better condition than it sounds.
The term refers to ferrous oxide, or iron, that becomes attracted to paper and leads to the unwanted discoloration. The name may derive from the foxlike reddishbrown color of the stains, or the rust chemical ferric oxide which may be involved. Removing foxing stains on books, papers, photographs. Going foxing, is a new book containing more information about the fox. Many camps believe it is fungal in nature, some like myself suspect it to be a bacteria. The term foxing is used to denote the reddish or tannish spots, speckles, or bloches that discolor the paper of some older books. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon kindle store best sellers. Foxing is a term describing the agerelated spots and browning seen on vintage paper documents such as books, postage stamps, certificates, and so forth. After all fox day is a great excuse to read some of the following fictional books about foxes. The fox and the star by coralie bickfordsmith the fox and the star is a beautiful childrens book about foxes that follows the story of fox whose only friend in. Foxing is also more common on older books say before 1965 than newer ones. Additionally, attack on the cellulose and sizing of paper and paint media by biological pests such as silverfish, book lice, beetle larvae, mold, or fungus can result. They also tend to appear on drawings, engravings, single sheets of books, manuscripts and objects of cotton materials that were exposed for a long time. Foxing is the name for the splotches, spots, and specks you often see on older books.
The use of firearms is covered and will allow the reader to. Animals kids book with cozy bedtime story for kids ages 35 animals books for children, early learning books, hidden objects books whats this 2 aaron adams. Abaa antiquarian booksellers association of america. On his 70 th birthday, mark twain gave a speech to friends gathered at delmonicos restaurant. Brought to book by laura schocker the new chief of mi6, sir john sawers, has had his personal life made public thanks to his wifes facebook page. Study of foxing stains on paper by chemical methods. A loose term implying collectible books rather than used books. This is not the reprint, but the true first edition. This can occur in any relationship, including families and frinedships. Books on books books on books books on books books on books. An author signature by a significant and recognized writer can mean an increase in value of ten times or more the ordinary value of the book in most cases. Additional or supplementary material generally found at the end of a book. Technical association of paper and printing industry and the national szechenyi library. This book was also printed in a facsimile edition in 1991 as part of a two volume set.
It could be different processes, water, or fiber sources. I recently bought a book with foxing on the text block. Many of the worlds true leaders in politics, business and sport have succeeded by adopting the mental processes typical of the ingenuity of one of natures most resourceful animals the fox. Information and translations of foxing in the most comprehensive dictionary. A set of written, printed, or blank pages fastened along one side and encased between protective covers.
Jul 17, 2017 mold and mildew forms on paper, including books and wallpaper, when they are exposed to damp conditions for several months or years. Abebooks glossary of book terms shop for books, art. Brought to book definition of brought to book by the. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed. Conservation of paper documents damaged by foxing 119 cardboard bookbinding. A work whose authenticity or authorship is in doubt. Brought to book mp3 cd september, 2016 by anthea fraser author. And with many 19th century books, its simply unavoidable.
Conference on book and paper conservation budapest. Bookbinding in medieval china replaced traditional chinese writing supports such as bamboo and wooden slips, as well as silk and paper scrolls. A small indentation to the upper margins of the front flyleaves and titlepage. Foxing is not known to damage the structural integrity of the paper either, its a cosmetic problem and is best left untreated.596 401 1228 1139 754 1490 229 379 214 1345 200 1437 99 1436 1219 811 502 1068 1032 30 602 406 1149 733 745 795 1466 397 198 1488 659 46 7 1483 574 743 314 841