Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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A term describing what a paper looks like when viewed by means of transmitted light. This type of examination gives an indication of the formation and texture of the paper, its watermark, whether paper is laid or wove, and whether it is marred by impurities. shives, and the like. (17 )




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