In order to save the labour of burnishing, it is a common, but bad practice, slightly to burnish the brilliant parts, and to deaden the rest by drawing a ... The last method is, to mix up some gold powder with size, and make the letters of this by means of a brush. ... In order to impress the gilt figures on the leather covers of books, the leather is first dusted over with very fine rezin, or mastich, then the iron tool byanbsp;...
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