Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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hard-grained goat ( hard-grained morocco )

A vegetable-tanned goatskin with the characteristic soft and small pinhead grain pattern produced by BOARDING (1) in a wet condition in a minimum of four directions. The grain is much tighter than that ofLEVANT and the leather itself is firmer and harder than NIGER . (61 )




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