Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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tinny

An expression used to describe a leather that is "empty," i.e., lacking in substance, and weak. The defect is caused when BATING is carried too far, resulting in excessive "digestion" of the collagen of the leather. (291 )




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