Definition of India paper in English:
1.1Very thin, tough, opaque printing paper, used especially for Bibles.
- We all called it that, rather than The Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, because it was published by The Chemical Rubber Publishing Company and printed on thin India paper, like a bible.
- The French honor their writers by publishing them whole in good typography on India paper, meticulously edited and annotated, in Gallimard's Bibliothèque de la Pléiade.
- In its early days some books were printed on India paper, which was so fine that some volumes were reduced to half their original size.
Definition of India paper in:
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