See bible paper.
A thin, tough opaque printing paper of high quality used primarily for striking die proofs.
A very thin paper used to reduce the size and weight of lengthy works. For example, the works of Charles Dickens were often printed on India Paper.
a soft, tissue-like paper used for making die proofs.
The paper traditionally used for the best quality Bibles. The name is now generally used for papers that weigh less than 30 grammes per square metre ('20lb' paper in the USA.)
a thin, tough, translucent paper used for making die proofs.
Thin strong paper used for Bibles and dictionaries.
a thin tough opaque paper used in fine books
Very thin, high-quality opaque rag paper often used for printing Bibles.
a very thin, soft, silky textured, hand-made, opaque paper made from bamboo, primarily used for making die proofs. Since India paper was hand-made, the proofs often show irregular spots resembling thins or even pin holes.
a very thin absorbent paper generally used for proofs of engravings or woodcuts. Oxford India paper is a tough thin printing paper developed in the 19th century for the Oxford University Press.
A very fine, silky paper which produces fine impressions and usually used primarily for early impressions.
An extremely thin, yet relatively opaque paper, used to help reduce the bulk of what would otherwise be a book of unwieldy size.
A thin but durable paper used for proofs of engravings and more commonly for the
India paper is a term for a paper which from 1875 has been based on bleached hemp and rag fibres, that produced a very thin, opaque white paper. It has a basis weight of 20 pounds, yet bulks 1,000 pages to the inch.