Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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1. A piece of blank paper or card laid between the leaves of a book and not secured. Inserting is sometimes required to compensate for the swelling of the spine caused by the added bulk of the sewing thread. 2. An additional printed leaf or leaves, circular, etc., placed between the leaves of a book, pamphlet, newspaper, etc. 3. See: INSET (1) . (82 , 164 , 316 )

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