Vellum cloth

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vellum cloth a fine kind of cotton fabric, made very transparent, and used as a tracing cloth.
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Usage

In literature:

Vellum, cloth, $1.25 each.
"The Bay State Monthly, Vol. II, No. 6, March, 1885" by Various
Human friendships are limited; but to the number of our most intimate acquaintances in cloth, vellum, and morocco, there is no end.
"The Book-Hunter at Home" by P. B. M. Allan
These cloths are chiefly used in the plain fabric, which is known as "vellum," and in the "T," "S," and "H" patterns.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Vellum, $2.00; cloth cover, $1.00.
"The Bondwoman" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Half white vellum cloth, $4.50.
"Ticknor and Company Book Catalog (1887)" by Ticknor and Company
Vellum, $2.00; cloth cover, $1.00.
"A Yankee from the West" by Opie Read
A dainty, handsome volume, beautifully printed on fine laid paper and bound in extra vellum cloth.
"The Girl From Tim's Place" by Charles Clark Munn
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In poetry:

Dear Miller: You and I despise
The cad who gathers books to sell 'em,
Be they but sixteen-mos in cloth
Or stately folios garbed in vellum.
"To De Witt Miller" by Eugene Field