Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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back-molding iron

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An implement, usually made of iron, approximately 20 inches long, 6 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches thick, and used in forming the millboard for the SPRING-BACK of a book. The iron is made with several grooves of various widths on both sides. (264 )

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