Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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square

1. The name applied to a book when the width of the cover is more than three-fourths of its height. 2. An L-shaped measuring device, made of steel, and used both for measuring and for obtaining square or right angle corners. 3. A book which has had its boards (covers) cut at perfect right angles. (183 , 335 )




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