Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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west end marble

A marble pattern executed in much the same manner as the SPANISH MARBLE , the major difference being that the paper is laid down without shading. Aside from the veins, it consists of two hues of the same color. one of which is dark and dotted all over with small white spots, while the other, or top color, is lighter in shade. The vein colors are mixed with gall and water, as in the case of the Spanish marble. The dark color is sprinkled on full so as to drive the veins up well, and the white is then beaten on finely and evenly all over. The light or top color is sprinkled on lightly and evenly, and the paper is then laid on. (159 , 241 )




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