Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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case-making gauge ( case gauge )

A gauge used in the production of identical book cases in relatively small quantities. The case is made by hand, the gauge being used to indicate where the boards and INLAY (1) are to be placed on the covering material which has been cut to size and glued. Case-making gauges are adjustable for different sizes of cases, turn-ins, and widths of inlay. (259 , 261 )




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