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Foxing

Foxing refers to the disfiguring small, irregular and sometimes fluorescent reddish-brown spots that form on paper and paper products such as certificates, postage stamps, photographs, old books and currency notes, especially those produced between the 15th and 20th century.

Vellum

Modern-day vellum paper and historical vellum (made from animal skins) are different things. Read more about it here!

Uncut and Unopened Pages

The terms “uncut” and “unopened” pages technically mean different things, but are often used interchangeably. In this blog post, I’ll briefly explain the difference between the two.