Definition of tree calf in English:
Calfskin stained with a tree-like design and used in bookbinding.
- The first in line, Life of Captain Cook was bound in full tree calf to match the rest of the set.
- A nice copy in full tree calf with elaborately gilt backstrip.
- Bound in tree calf with raised bands, leather spine label and gold decorations.
Definition of tree calf in:
- US English dictionary
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