Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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misbound

One or more leaves or sections of a book which have been incorrectly folded, bound in the wrong place, or bound in upside down. Text blocks bound in upside down are a common occurrence in edition binding. miscellaneous binding. 1 Primarily a British term applied to a style of hand binding that is not of as high a quality as extra binding, but considerably superior to edition binding. Under this category may be included work done for a book collector who desires something better than the regular publisher's (edition) binding. 2. See: JOB BINDING . (343 )




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