Calfskin stained with a tree-like design and used in bookbinding.
More example sentences
- 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:
- The US English dictionary