Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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1. The margin at the top of a printed page. 2. The top of a book or leaf. 3. The top of the spine of a book where the HEADBAND is located. 4. The top edge of a bound book. See also: TAIL (1) . 5. That portion of a hide or skin from the head of the animal.

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