Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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C clamp

A C-shaped, general purpose clamp that grips between the open ends of the "C" by means of a long, flat-ended screw that threads through one end and presses the clamped material against the other end. It is used mainly for holding leather or book boards while using the SPOKESHAVE . It is called a "G-clamp" in Great Britain. (183 )




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