Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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lemon oil

A fragrant yellow essential oil obtained from the skins of lemons. It is one of the several oils used to secure gold leaf temporarily to the covering material of a book before blocking or tooling. (264 )




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