Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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bleed

1. To trim the edges of a book to the extent that part of the letterpress is removed. 2. A printed image which runs off the edge of a page. 3. The process of deliberately trimming so as to "bleed" a page. See also: BLEED BORDER ; BLEED ILLUSTRATION . (82 , 365 )




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