Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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antique

A term used to describe: 1) BLIND TOOLING ; 2) a marble pattern (See: ANTIQUE MARBLE ); 3) a form of edge decoration (See:ANTIQUE EDGES ); 4) leather finished with an old or natural grain- and 5) a paper with a natural rough surface or finish. See: ANTIQUE BOOK PAPER .




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