Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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expandable cloth

A type of cloth woven with a crinkled cross-thread and used for lining the spines of books, usually in edition binding. The cloth expands with the spine during rounding and backing. See also:STEAMSET . (140 )

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