Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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blue stormont marble

A marble pattern used for both endpapers and edges, consisting of a red vein with indigo fillers dotted with numerous small interstices in the form of a fine network. This pattern was popular during the first half of the 19th century, but was also used in the 18th. See also: STORMONT MARBLE . (97 , 236 )

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