Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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verdigris

A green or greenish-blue pigment prepared by the action of acetic acid on copper. Verdigris, which is toxic, was at one time used to make a green marbling color. It is also very destructive to paper because it acts as an oxidation catalyst. (97 , 152 )




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