Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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guarding in pairs

A method of securing two plates to one GUARD (1) . While the positioning of the guard within the section may or may not allow for either or both sides to be located near the accompanying text material, guarding in this manner may help alleviate some of the swelling caused by the thickness of the material used for the guards. (307 , 335 )

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