Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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base fabric

In general, the basic cloth used for covering books, regardless of the final form it may take, i.e., coated, impregnated, or filled. Base cloths are usually of cotton, thoroughly cleaned, free from waste, evenly woven, with the warp yarns woven in pairs. (209 )




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