Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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library style book

A book that is sewn through the folds, usually on (four) tapes but sometimes on the same number of cords, and has split boards, a leather spine with vellum tips, cloth or paper sides, and French joints. The term is now obsolete. (204 , 276 )

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