Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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attaching boards

The process of gluing the tapes and spine-lining material to the inside of single boards or between SPLIT BOARDS , or the LACING-IN of the cords through holes drilled or punched in boards. In general, it is the binding process of joining the boards to the text block; it is not to be confused with CASING-IN . In edition and library binding, the term has no meaning other than gluing the boards to the covering material, either by hand or by means of aCASE-MAKING MACHINE .

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