Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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fish glue

An adhesive obtained by boiling the skins of certain fish, particularly the cod fish, and used cold mainly in the liquid form. It works easily and is used in bookbinding for tipping-in and casemaking. See also:ISINGLASS (191 , 309 )




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