Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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Turkey morocco

1. Reputedly, a strong, durable leather produced in the 18th century in Turkey from goatskin, with the characteristic MOROCCO grain. 2. A term applied to a leather, frequently produced from calfskin, embossed with a hard grain or bold cross grain in imitation of a Turkey morocco. (129 , 264 )




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