Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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mimeograph paper

A type of paper used for producing copies on a mimeograph machine. The paper is produced from numerous furnishes, including those containing cotton fibers and bleached chemical wood pulps, mechanical wood pulp, and combinations thereof. Absorbency, absence of fuzz, finish, and opacity are desired characteristics. The usual basis weight is 20 pounds (17 X 22�) but basis weight may range from 16 to 24 pounds. (17 )




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