Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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coucher

1. An obsolete term for a large book meant to rest on a table or stand, especially a cartulary, register, or antiphonary. 2. The workman who lifts the newly formed sheets of handmade paper from the mold in which they are formed, and transfers them to the couch board on which he builds up a POST (1) . (140 )




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