Bark skiver

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Description

A vegetable tanned sheepskin. Bark skiver is a light colored leather that was used in the 19th century for covering law books and is not considered permanent (Roberts and Etherington 1982).

Synonyms and Related Terms

law sheep

Additional Information

M.Roberts, D.Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1982.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982

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