Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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1. A made-up text block, generally of blank leaves, sewn and trimmed but not cased or covered and meant to represent the bulk of a forthcoming publication. 2. The layout of a forthcoming book, including the actual arrangement of the printed matter, specifications for type, illustrations, etc. 3. A piece of leather or cloth mounted on a board to show the exact size and lettering of a publication, usually a periodical. See also: RUB (1) . (129 , 139 , 156 , 234 )




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