Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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cracking

1. A defect in a coated paper caused by the formation of fissures in the coating layer which th_en lifts from the base paper during printing, folding, or some other converting operation. Cracking is a bothersome and frequently encountered defect in art papers. 2. Fissures in the crease of a sheet of Paper when it is folded or scored. (17 )




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