Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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pieced

1. Any space on the cover of a book which has a piece of another material attached to it. The term is most often applied to leather used for labels and titles. Also called "titled." 2. A book cover made up of several different parts or pieces of different materials. 3. The process in fine binding of joining two smaller pieces of the same leather to make a full cover by using pieces which individually are not large enough to cover the book. (12 , 25 , 94 )




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