Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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graining

1. The process of applying an all-over pattern to cloth, either during manufacture or by rolling the cloth between embossing plates. 2. The process or result of printing various designs on paper or board to simulate various wood grains, marble, etc., generally for use as cover papers. 3. See: BOARDING (1) . 4. See: EMBOSSING (1) . (94 , 164 )




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