Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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blue-and-gold edition

A format for volumes of poetry, essays, etc., popular in the United States in the 1870s. The covering cloth was blue and the edges were gilt. The books were small, measuring about 6 by 3 1/2 inches. (169 )

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