Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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three times the width method

A form of the HOLLOW consisting of a length of paper cut three times the width of the rounded spine of the book. The paper is folded into thirds, the center third is glued to the spine, and the two wings are glued to each other. It is a superior form of the hollow to the THREE AND ONE HALF TIMES THE WIDTH METHOD . (259 )

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