Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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mordant

A compound, such as a salt or hydroxide of chromium, iron, aluminum, or tin, used to fix a dye in or on a substance, such as a fabric, leather, or paper, by combining with the dye to form an insoluble compound. See also: LAKE . (130 , 195 )




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