Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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post

1. A pile of WATERLEAF (2) sheets. fresh from the mold. The post is built up of recently formed sheets couched with alternate felts, which are then pressed. The "post" is actually the quantity, which varies with the area of the sheets, that can be conveniently pressed, and usually ranges from 130 to 144 sheets. A "white post" is a pile of several posts of pressed paper after the removal of the felts. 2. The solid or sectional device, usually threaded, used in a POST BINDER . (140 , 256 )




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