Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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A cloth consisting of a dyed fabric of which parts which are not intended to be colored are protected by wax, which is later removed. Batik is used for covering books, particularly in the area of Indonesia where the technique originated, and also as a novelty in other areas. (332 )

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