Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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knocking-down iron

A heavy, T-shaped piece of iron, which, when clamped in a press, forms a solid base for hammering down the cords used to lace the boards to the book, or for a similar type of binding operation. (237 )




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