Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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The volume of leather per unit weight, i.e., the number of square feet of leather 1/6 inch (8 iron, or approximately 10.67 ounces) thick per 100 pounds of leather of 12% moisture, or 115.5 divided by the apparent specific gravity of the leather of 12% moisture. (363 )




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