Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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law sheep

A natural-colored, vegetable-tanned sheepskin, at one time used for covering law books, but now largely superseded by buckram. See also: LAW BINDING (1) ;LAW BUCKRAM ;LAW CALF (2) .

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