Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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down at the head

1. Sections which have not been fed properly to the head gauge of the cutting machine, causing an "up and down" appearance in the heads of the sections of a book. 2. Plates or maps that have not been placed up to the top edge of the leaf. (256 )

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