Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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cloth tooling

The process of tooling in gold on a cloth binding. As with leather, glair is required, and, in addition, greater pressure is required because the surface of cloth is harder, especially the surface of a filled cloth. Pyroxylin impregnated cloth or imitation leather sometimes has to be washed with methylated spirits before being tooled. (54 )




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