Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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The yellow connective tissue of the skin which furnishes structural support for the blood vessels, sebaceous and sudoriferous glands, and the like. It is woven in the collagen fibers and makes up approximately 0.3% of the structural protein of the hide composition. (305 , 363 )

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