Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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fabric book cloth

A term sometimes applied to a BOOK CLOTH that has had its reverse side surfaced with a soy-bean starch, and which is not calendered. The starch prevents adhesive penetration, while at the same time preserving the natural texture of the fabric.




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