Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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mahogany marble

A "tree marble" produced by sprinkling black and brown coloring, mainly the former, on the covers of a book, and when dry, coating the entire cover several times with red coloring. See also: TREE CALF . (97 , 152 )

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