Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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1. The back or reverse side of a leaf of an open book or manuscript, and one which usually bears an even page number. 2. The reverse, or second. side of a sheet to be printed. 3. The back of a separately printed sheet. which in former times was called the "folio verso." 4. A term sometimes applied to the outer side of the lower cover of a book. (209 )

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