Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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bark skiver

A vegetable (oak bark) tanned sheepskin, light tan in color, and used extensively in the 19th century as a covering material for law books. It is not considered to be either permanent or durable. See also: LAW SHEEP .

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