Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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boric acid

A weak, volatile acid (H 3 BO 3 ), obtained naturally, or by treating borax with a mineral acid. It is used to thicken and preserve adhesives made of GUM ARABIC . (142 )

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