Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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1. A marker, such as a small strip of colored paper, placed so as to protrude from between the leaves of a book. Its purpose is either to show the position of the book on the shelf, or to indicate that the leaf marked (or the entire book) requires special attention. 2. A slip placed in the center of each section to facilitate sewing of the headband. (139 , 173 )

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