Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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book label

A simple printed or engraved name ticket (usually paper but sometimes leather), stuck to the inside of the upper cover or one of the front flyleaves of a book, generally for purposes of identification or ownership. A more elaborate label is known as aBOOKPLATE . (69 )

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