Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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red under gold edges

The edges of a book that have been trimmed, colored red, and then gilded. "Red under gold edge" would be a more appropriate term, as the treatment is largely restricted to the head edge. (156 )

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