Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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cedar marble

A cover marble executed by sprinkling black and brown coloring on the covers, followed by orange in various places to give a cloudlike effect. This is followed by red placed near the orange. When this is dry, the covers are coated two or three times with yellow, which is allowed to penetrate evenly into the leather. (97 , 152 )

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