Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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pinhead morocco

A MOROCCO of the hard-grained type, but with a grain pattern smaller and less distinct than that of the morocco commonly referred to as hard-grained. As genuine morocco leather always has this "hard-grained" surface, the so-called pinhead morocco is a misnomer. (154 )

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