Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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khaki

A strong, durable light olive-brown to light yellowish-brown cloth, usually made from cotton and similar in texture to canvas. It makes a reasonably satisfactory covering material for books subject to hard usage, such as blankbooks; however, it is not as durable as canvas or impregnated buckram. (196 )




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