Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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clamp

A device designed to bind, constrict, or press two or more parts together so as to hold them firmly in their relative positions for some subsequent operation, to allow adhesives to set, or for trimming, printing, and the like. They may be operated by hand, mechanically, by air pressure, or hydraulically. (145 )




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