Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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1. An opaque or semi-opaque vitreous composition applied by fusion to the surface of a metal or other substance for purposes of ornamentation and/or protection. See also: CHAMPLEVÉ BINDINGS ;CLOISONNÉ BINDINGS . 2. A term applied to a coated paper or to the coating material on a paper.

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