Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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combination tanned

A general term sometimes applied to a leather tanned by two or more tanning processes. Combination processes include CHROME TANNING followed by VEGETABLE TANNING , i.e., CHROME RETAN ; vegetable tanning followed by chrome tanning, or SEMI-CHROME TANNAGE : tanning with formaldehyde followed by treatment with oil, orCOMBINATION OIL TANNAGE .

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