Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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1. A case used to protect loose drawings, plates, papers, and the like. It usually consists of two sheets of board covered with paper or cloth, with a wide cloth or paper joint forming the "spine." It generally has flaps of cloth or cloth lined with paper, attached to the three edges of the lower board which turn in to contain the material enclosed. Tapes are attached at the head, tail, and fore edge, or at the fore edge alone, to secure the contents. Abbreviated pf. 2. A size of board 27 by 34 inches. (102 , 156 , )

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