Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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gummed cloth tapes

Gummed cloth or transparent adhesive paper used for mending torn book leaves, reinforcing joints, tipping in, guarding, and the like, usually in in-house repair procedures. Such tapes can be difficult to remove and frequently cause extensive damage to the paper when they are removed.

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