Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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krieg block

A composite wooden block, about 30 inches square, composed of small uniform pieces of clear white pine, cut approximately 2 inches square and 3 inches long, all set on end, glued together and enclosed by a band of metal. Such a block is used by some bookbinders for cutting leather. (256 )

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