divinity circuit

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circuit binding

a bookbinding having soft edges that project beyond and fold over the edges of the pages to protect them.
Also called divinity circuit, yapp, yapp binding.

1905–10, Americanism

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circuit binding
a style of limp-leather binding, used esp for Bibles and prayer books, in which the edges of the cover bend over to protect the edges of the pages

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