Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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capping up ( capping )

1. See: HEADCAP . 2. The process of placing a paper covering or "can" over the edges of a book following headbanding, so as to prevent the edges from becoming soiled or damaged during the subsequent operations. (237 , 261 )

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