Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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folded book ( folding book )

A form of book consisting of a long strip of paper folded "concertina-wise" and attached at one or both ends to stiff covers. The "folded book" is common in the Orient but much less so in other parts of the world, except in books of an unusual nature, such as books of a pictorial nature with views of places and/or panoramas. (156 )

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