Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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sewing to show

A method of sewing a book that consists of one section in which the cover is first placed over the section and is sewn with it, thus being visible on the outside. The three- or five-stitch method, using fancy thread or cord, is frequently used for this type of sewing. Cf: SEWING NOT TO SHOW .

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