Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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two up

1. A method of imposing and processing two books (or periodical issues) as a single unit, all the way from printing form through all of the binding processes. The two books or issues are separated at the trimming station during binding. See also: THREE UP . 2. The process of printing two texts. or duplicate stereos made from the same form, side by side on the same sheet of paper. It is an economical way of printing short runs. (156 , 320 )

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