- a fine, thin, opaque paper made in Asia, used chiefly in the production of thin-paper editions and for impressions of engravings.
- Bible paper.
Origin of India paper
First recorded in 1760–70
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Examples from the Web for india paper
My plan is to take two or three India-paper volumes of classics that have been read before, and renew my acquaintance with them.Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled
These engravings were also published as proofs on india-paper, 4to, price one shilling each portrait.
Price two guineas the set, proofs on india-paper (before letters), three guineas.
Only fifty sets printed, a few of which were coloured by the artist, also proofs on india-paper, in portfolio.
Only fifty sets printed, a few of which were coloured by the artist; also proofs on india-paper, in portfolio.
- a thin soft opaque printing paper made in the Orient
- another name (not in technical usage) for Bible paper