Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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coconut oil

A nearly colorless, fatty oil extracted from coconuts of the palm (Cocus nucifera), or from copra, and used to make gold leaf adhere to the surface of the covering material before impressing the heated tool or die.




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