Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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plasticized cover material

A transparent film laminated to a decorative cover paper. A heavy cartridge paper is generally used as the base paper to avoid the possibility of the paper splitting after the book has been in use for some time. Some library binders laminate the jacket of a book and incorporate it in the cover of the case. (139 )




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