Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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corner pull test

A test similar to the PAGE PULL TEST , except that the leaf clamping device is limited to gripping only the upper or lower corner of the leaf. This test is designed to determine if a leaf will tear before it can be pulled from the binding, and is used mainly in testing the strength of adhesive bindings.

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