Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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1. The covering material, boards and inlay of a book, i.e., a book cover ready to be attached to the text block. Edition and library bindings have cases and are said to be case bindings. 2. A box or cover made to protect a book. See: PORTFOLIO (1) ;PULL-OFF BOX ;SLIPCASE ;SOLANDER BOX .

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