from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The portion of the endpaper that is pasted to the cover of a book.
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- n. The part of an endpaper that is pasted to a book's cover
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The front pastedown and first flyleaf were glued together during a previous repair, probably during the 19th century.
If you can't find a pastedown to match, you can use the rear free endpaper; it's an easier flaw to accept.
The collation of the notebook is I-XI12 (132 leaves), plus flyleaves front and back (pp. i-ii and 265-6) conjoint with the respective pastedown end-papers, for an original ii+266 pages.
The front pastedown end-paper of the notebook bears the stamp of an early nineteenth-century bookseller and exporter,
Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, first edition, signed by Britt Ekland on title, bookseller's small sticker on front pastedown, original plain boards, dust-jacket, an excellent copy, 8vo, 1965.