Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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dust cover

1. See: BOOK JACKET . 2. A blank leaf inserted at the end of a pamphlet or booklet having a self-cover. dusting. The process of spreading ground, raw vegetable tanning materials over and between hides being tanned in layer vats to add to the tanning strength of the tan liquor. Dusting was a common practice before the days of concentrated tanning extracts. (363 )

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