Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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adhesive glassine tape

A gummed glassine paper, generally ofBASIS WEIGHT of 25 pounds (24 X 36 – 500). It is sometimes used in mending the leaves of books, as well as for hinges, for which purposes it is supplied in rolls of narrow width. Its use for the repair of archival materials is not recommended, as it has a tendency to stain the paper and is difficult to remove. See also: HEAT-SET TISSUE . (17 )

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