Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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embosser

1. The device (usually hand-operated but sometimes operated by air pressure) used for raising letters or a design on the surface of paper, usually for purposes of establishing ownership. See: EMBOSSED (1) . 2 The operator of such a device.




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