Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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tablet

1. An early writing material made of clay (which was inscribed while soft and then fired to make the writing permanent), stone, wood, or ivory (covered with wax. which was then inscribed with a pointed instrument). 2. See: PAD . (156 , 264 )




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