Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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wrappers ( wrappered )

1. Originally, a temporary paper covering for books designed to protect them until they are bound in a permanent binding. They were plain, marbled, printed, or otherwise decorated. 2. The paper cover of a book, such as the modern paperback. 3. See: BOOK JACKET . (69 , 82 )

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