Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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dope

A solution of a cellulose ester, such as cellulose acetate or nitrate, or a cellulose ether, such as ethyl cellulose or benzyl cellulose, in a volatile solvent, such as acetone, amyl acetate, etc., and used as a coating for paper. See also: LACQUER . (17 )




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