Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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A paper or cloth that has been given a smooth surface by passing it through a CALENDER one or more times. Paper which receives a minimum of calendering is said to have an antique finish. With more calendering it acquires a machine finish, then an English finish, and, finally a supercalendered (highly glazed) finish. See also:CALENDERED CLOTH . (143 , 276 )

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