Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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pasting down

In hand binding, the process of pasting the board papers to the insides of the boards of a book. In library and edition binding, the proper term is CASING-IN .

Also called "pasting off," or "pasting up." See also: PASTEDOWN ;PASTING-DOWN OPEN ;PASTING-DOWN SHUT .

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