Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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shea butter

The solid, grayish, yellowish or whitish fat obtained from the seeds of the shea tree, Bufyrospermum parkii, and used for oiling leather during the process of tanning.




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