Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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colored under gilt

The edge or edges of a book gilded over a coloring (usually red) of dye or water color. Pigment colors are generally unsuitable for this decoration. Colored under gilt is used extensively for Bibles and devotional works. (343 )




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