Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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corrugations

Wrinkles across the middle of sheets of handmade paper, caused by the paper being wetted during printing and not drying evenly thereafter. The sheet is stretched in the printing area by the force of the press, resulting in uneven tension between the printed and unprinted areas. See also: CONVEX COVERS . (154 )




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