Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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guarding

The operation of attaching a GUARD (2) for the purpose of providing a hinge for a map, illustration, etc., to strengthen the fold between two conjugate leaves, or to assist in relieving the strain of the endpaper caused by the opening of the book. See: GUARDED ENDPAPER ;GUARDED IN ;GUARDING IN PAIRS ;PLATE ATTACHMENT .

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