Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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crocketed cresting

A binding decoration consisting of rectangular stamps ornamented with crockets, which are small curved designs, or with (roughly) triangular stamps, which, when placed together pointing outwards, present a cresting effect. (250 )

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