Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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firmness of leather

That property of a leather reflected in the force required to bend a standard strip of heavy leather through an arc of given radius of curvature. so that the grain surface of the leather forms an arc of a circle of given radius. (363 )




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