Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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marbled grain

A mosaic pattern, corresponding to the pattern of the network of tiny underlying blood vessels, which sometimes occurs on the grain surface of a leather. It has a rough, wild, or grainy appearance. (363 )




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