Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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dividers

1. The draftsman's instrument used in bookbinding for a variety of purposes, including measuring the distance between bands or webbings and cutting stock, patterns, etc. 2. The heavy sheets of cardboard or paper, frequently of cover-paper weight or heavier, used to divide the sections of a book when two or more sections. parts, or issues are bound together. (264 , 274 )




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