Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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imperfection note

The bookbinder's list of shortages encountered as he proceeds through to the end of an edition run. Certain sections or plates may be missing because of spoilage or short printing, and it is customary to print the requisite extra copies of these when, and if, the book is reprinted. (307 )

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