Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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full gilt

1. A book having all three edges gilt, described as a.e.g., for all edges gilt. See also: GILT EDGES . 2. A book, usually leather bound, which is heavily tooled in gold on the spine, and with center and corner tools on the covers.

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