Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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diced pattern ( diced binding, diced leather )

1. The decorated cover of a book tooled with cubes or diamonds. RUSSIA LEATHER is often "diced" and diced calf has been used frequently since the first quarter of the 19th century. 2. A pattern ruled or embossed in leather in the form of diamond squares. 3. A pattern in publishers' book cloth, in the form of a bold diamond, popular between 1835 and 1845. (140 , 159 , 261 )

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