Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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broad ( broad fold )

1. A sheet of paper which, after being folded, has the grain direction running with the shorter dimension of the paper. 2. A sheet of paper folded in such a manner that the resulting pages are wider than they are deep, i.e., an OBLONG fold or page, as distinguished from an upright page or "deep fold."

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