Blind Tooling

In early bookbinding, a means of decorating a book cover by drawing a design on a sheet of paper, placing it on top of the book cover, and using heated tools to "trace" the design onto the cover. Blind tooling was often performed as a prelude to gold tooling. Also known as Blinding In.

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