Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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talipot palm

A fan palm, Corypha umoraculifera, found in Ceylon and the Philippines, and other areas of the Far East. It has very large, fan-shaped leaves which are cut into strips and processed for use as a substitute for paper. See also: PALM LEAF BOOK .




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