Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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English opacity paper

A paper used where a lightweight paper of good opacity is required. It is made from chemical wood pulp and fillers that afford maximum opacity, and usually contains mechanical wood pulp. It has a smooth machine or English finish, and is produced in basis weights ranging from 25 to 45 poUnds (25 X 38�). (17 )




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