Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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drawing color

The darkening of the impressions made in leather during blind tooling. This is done by means of a hot tool, a smoked tool (soot or lampblack [carbon] or carbon paper), or by wetting the leather with water or vinegar. (115 )

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