Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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gilt in the round

The fore edge of a book gilded after the book is sewn and rounded, giving the fore edge the appearance of a solid gilt surface. Cf: GILT IN THE SQUARE . See also: ROUGH GILT .

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