Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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steer hide

The hide of the male bovine animal that was castrated when only several months old. The hide of such an animal is finer. tighter in structure. and more uniform in thickness than the hide of a bull. (363 )




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