Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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mellowing

A term sometimes applied to the process of allowing the leather used for covering a book to absorb the first application of paste so as to saturate the pores of the leather before the second application of paste immediately before covering. (115 )




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