Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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sprinkled calf

A calfskin that has been given a speckled appearance by a sprinkling of coloring matter, or, more often, ferrous sulfate. It has been used in England since the 17th century, if not earlier. See also: MOTTLED CALF ;TREE CALF .

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