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What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
Term english
Sheep
Definition english
A common leather binding material from sheep hides; used like calf for a less expensive binding than morocco, appears to have been frequently used for text books and law books in the 19th century (see also calf, morocco, and vellum).
Term french
Basane
Definition french
Peau de mouton utilisée pour la reliure ordinaire.
Term danish
Fåreskind
Term dutch
Schapenleer, bezaan
Term italian
Bazzana
Term spanish
Badana
Term swedish
Fårskinn
Term german
Schafleder
Definition german
Dem Kalbleder ähnlicher Schafledereinband.
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