Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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lettering pallet

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A hand type-holder used to letter books by hand. The pallet has two viselike jaws which screw in from each end of the pallet and clamp the type securely in place. 2. An engraved device used to inscribe the same lettering, e.g., a library imprint, on the spines of books. (74 , 130 )




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