Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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shorts ( short copy, short set) )

1. The copies of different printed sheets required to complete an imperfect or incomplete edition. See also: CANCEL (1 ) . 2. A copy of a book having margin greatly trimmed by the binder. See also: CROPPED (1, 2). 3. A multivolume work that lacks one or more volumes. (69 , 156 )




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