Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

 Previous item  Up One Level Next item

make up

1. The sections and other gatherings needed to make up one complete book. 2. A list of the contents of a book supplied by a publisher to the printer and bookbinder to serve as instructions as to the positioning of plates, plans, map endpapers, etc. See also: DUMMY (1) . 3. A general term applied to the process of taking type from galleys, arranging it into page form, inserting illustrative cuts, dividing the matter into page lengths, adding running heads, titles of subdivisions, footnotes, etc., and securing with cord. The pages of type are then ready to be locked in the chase. (264 , 365 )




[Search all CoOL documents]


URL: http://cool.conservation-us.org/don/dt/dt2155.html
Timestamp: Saturday, 19-Nov-2011 13:18:42 PST
Retrieved: Wednesday, 22-Nov-2017 14:32:47 GMT