Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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common carrier

An individual or firm that undertakes to transport books to or from a bindery or library on a commercial basis, and who is responsible for losses as prescribed by law. The majority of the library binders today either own and operate their own vehicles or arrange for transportation on a NON-COMMINGLED contract basis.




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