Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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pyroxylin-treated fabrics

A cotton fabric completely and (usually) heavily coated with the cellulose nitrate compound, pyroxylin; or, a fabric completely filled with the same compound. The former is usually called a "pyroxylin-coated fabric," and the latter a "pyroxylin-impregnated fabric." See also: BOOK CLOTH .

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