Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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glucose-glycol paste

A paste containing glucose, in the form of corn syrup, and diethylene glycol (C 6 H 14 O 3 ), in the proportions of 35% original water, 10% diethylene glycol, 0.1% beta naphthol, 0.3% alum, 20% glucose, 19.6% flour, and 15% water from condensation of steam. The advantages of this paste are stated to be that it is suitable for use on pyroxylin impregnated book cloth and effectively reduces warpage of book covers. (339 )




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