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  • REBACKED A repair, where the original spine or backstrip has been removed, the spine replaced, and the original reglued on top.

    2009 July 14 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Basically if you have ever held a backstrip-less late 19th century book in your hands you know that these products of the industrial revolution had newsprint for hollowbacks and strips of ticking fabric for headbands.

    old booksellers trick - headbands and how to fake them

  • And no, although the book is pretty beat up and part of the backstrip is gone, it is not for sale! at

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • You can easily input the data, produce backstrip plots, edit plots for publication, save the data and the plots.

    VersionTracker: Mac OS X

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  • A strip used by a bookbinder to reinforce the back of the folded sheets (that make up the leaves) in the binding of the book's spine.

    February 22, 2007