Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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stub ( stubbed )

1. That part of an original leaf which is left after most of it has been cut away from its conjugate leaf. See also: CANCEL (1) . 2. A narrow strip of paper or linen sewn between sections of a book for the purpose of attaching plates, maps, etc. A book which has had stubs bound in is said to be stubbed. See also: COMPENSATION GUARD ;GUARD (2) . (12 , 102 ,335 )

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