Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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hard bound ( hard binding )

A book bound in cloth- or paper-covered stiff boards, as opposed to a book or pamphlet in a SELF-COVER , or a LIMP BINDING .

The term is not generally applied to handbound books covered in leather.




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