Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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reinforcing fabric

A fabric, such as cambric or linen, used for strengthening endpapers at the hinges. The Library Binding Institute standards call for a fabric that is the standard 80 by 80 thread count, print cloth construction, prorated to 39 inches, 4.0 yards to the pound. (209 )




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