Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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ivory bristol

A bristol board used for a variety of purposes, including lightweight binders' board. It is an uncoated board with a high finish and a clear formation, and is somewhat translucent. The board is produced from cotton fibers and chemical wood pulps in basis weights of 70 to 90 pounds (22 1/2 X 28 1/2�). (17 , 82 )

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