Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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magnesium sulfate

A colorless, crystalline salt (MgSO 4 ), soluble in water, which occurs naturally as white, granular, fibrous, or earthy masses, and is readily obtained in solution. It is used in leather manufacture to improve the color and feel of leather. See: SOUR DIP .




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