Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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ivory black

A fine, velvety, carbonaceous, black pigment, prepared by calcining ivory scraps; at one time, used in the production of black marbling color, and, until recently, in the production of an ink used in copperplate printing. (152 )

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