American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A removable paper cover used to protect the binding of a book. Also called dust cover.
- n. A cardboard sleeve in which a phonograph record is packaged.
- n. a paper jacket for a book; a jacket on which promotional information is usually printed
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A list of bookbinding terms and phrases, for assembling new or repairing/reassembling old books.
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Words used in the rare book trade (of which I was once a part). For more about how such books are put together, see hernesheir's excellent The Bindery.
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