Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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mock flexible

A more or less obsolete term which has been interpreted to mean either a binding with a tight back and false bands, being "mock" because it is flexible but has false bands, or a binding with a hollow back and false bands, being "mock" for both reasons (371 )

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