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library binding

noun
1.
a tough, durable cloth binding for books.
Compare edition binding.
2.
the production of books that are bound with library binding.
Origin of library binding
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • It is used extensively for commercial work, but is absolutely valueless for library binding.

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  • In library binding it seldom happens that more than two volumes, the same in size and lettering, are bound at the same time.

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  • Perhaps nothing better shows the difference between old methods of library binding and new than this one item of back-lining.

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  • Guarding of first and last signatures is another of the distinctive features of library binding.

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  • I do not know anything that was of more practical good to our club membership than that lecture on library binding.

  • In library binding gilding is confined to the furnishing of necessary information.

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  • When properly tanned they are very suitable for library binding, and their use for that purpose is increasing.

    Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
  • While the old method of lacing-in is not desirable in library binding, the method of using split boards makes a very strong book.

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  • The processes as outlined are those which should be used in library binding.

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  • As one direct result of the agitation, the well-known Everyman's set can now be obtained in a library binding.

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