Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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library style endpaper

An endpaper with a visible cloth joint, consisting of two folded white sheets attached by the cloth strip, and with decorative marbled or colored sheets glued to the opposing white sheets. The waste sheet is not cut completely away, a stub or tongue being left for insertion between split boards. This style of endpaper is associated with library binding of the 19th century. (335 )




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