Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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The leaves of a book which are untrimmed and therefore show the original size of the sheet of paper. Even if the other leaves are trimmed, this leaf (or leaves) functions as a "witness" that the book has not been excessively cut. See also: UNCUT . (25 , 140 , 371 )

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