Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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dry pressing

An obsolete term applied to the operation of pressing out the indentations made in paper by the type during printing, so as to make the printed sheet smooth. Pressing of this nature was done in a standing- or hydraulic press, the printed sheets being placed between sheets of hard-rolled boards. (138 )




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