The innovations and advancements in the technology might have brought everything to a small mobile phone or tablet in hands but there are certain things which look good and best fit for whatever they have been followed for ages. Books, with flipping paper pages and hard covers, are still loved by the people. Especially those ancient or historic books which are hardly available online are worth mentioning.
So how about the safe packaging of these fragile and decades old books?
The proper packaging for shifting of these books, whether from your old man’s library in the woods to your collections or ordering it from another corner of the world only available is very important. The books may be having a paperback, hardback or whatever the case may be, are open to risk. It may have the risk of being damaged, damaged either by the shocking impacts in the shipping vehicles or in the hands of shipment workers or postmen who deal hundreds of packages in a minute while loading, unloading and shifting it. Therefore, adopting a safe and protective packing material which are shock resistant and keep the inside of the packaging damage free is what you should worry about your book packaging.
Let the packaging of your book is strong enough to withstand the shocking impacts but what if some liquids, fluid or moisture affect the very rare handwriting or old school printed words. It is obvious that the older the paper material is, the more it is affected by the moisture and humidity and has the easiest chances of fading the contents of that very rare book. Therefore, your book packaging must be waterproof as well. During the shipping, it should be placed at such a place in the vehicle where it can have a low impact to moisture, air and should avoid direct exposure to water i.e. rain water etc.
What if your book is worth of value?
The security of the book cannot be ignored in either case especially when it contains some very valuable information and details for you or others. So focusing on the packaging for such type of books is very necessary. You have to make sure your book packaging is secure enough to keep its privacy and security leaving no chance of being risked to viewing or disclosing the valuable contents by any non-concerned party.