Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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methyl bromide

A colorless volatile liquid (CH 3 Br), prepared by the action of bromine in methyl alcohol in the presence of phosphorus, followed by distillation. It is used as a fumigant for books and other materials.

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