Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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surface color

1. The color of a coating or top layer as opposed to a substance that is colored throughout its mass. 2. The color effect presented by a surface when viewed by reflected light, especially when associated with metals, e.g., the yellow of gold, the white of platinum, etc. (233 )

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