Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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lipped

A method of accommodating a THROW OUT that is longer than the trimmed height of the book. A portion of a leaf to be folded adjacent to the gutter margin is cut away, i.e., lipped, so that the remaining portion may be folded without buckling and creasing the binding margin.




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