Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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marbling trough

A metal or wooden trough about 3 inches deep and about 1 inch larger all around than the largest sheet to be marbled, and designed to contain theMARBLING SIZE and colors. It is usually rectangular in shape, and has an additional compartment about 4 inches wide partitioned off at one end which acts as a spillway to receive the coloring matter left after the sheet or book edge has been marbled. (335 )




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