Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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Any of the five isometric volatile liquid paraffin hydrocarbons, of the formula (C 6 H 14 ), the most important isomer being (CH 3 (CH 2 ) 4 CH 3 ) Hexane is used as a solvent and thinner for the wax used in some leather dressings, and also a solvent for the adhesive of pressure-sensitive tapes. (130 , 173 )

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