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Slow Fires: On the Preservation of the Human Record (1987)

The loss of old books due to acid paper.

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This documentary looks at the disintegration of library holdings worldwide due to acidic paper and other fragile media, and the efforts to preserve the information (if not the items themselves) before it is lost forever. Written by yortsnave

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