Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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reinforced library binding

A type of replacement (secondary) binding in a "pre-library bound" style. The term which is now virtually obsolete, is properly used only with reference to so-called Class "A" pre-library binding; however, it is sometimes also used with reference to a pre-bound book which retains the publisher's original case. (12 )

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