Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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environment

The surrounding conditions or forces that influence or change books or other archival materials, and which include: 1) the entire climatic and biotic factors that act upon materials and ultimately determine their permanence, or lack of it; or 2) the aggregate of use, misuse, or nonuse that influence the permanence of materials. See also: DURABILITY ;PERMANENT MATERIALS .

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