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- n. Plural form of pastedown.
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ENDPAPERS (EP) The double leaves added to the book by the binder that become the pastedowns and free endpapers inside the front and rear covers.
The people who opened their doors to subscription booksellers burdened down with “sample books” for show-and-tell, and order forms, and illustrations and pastedowns and binding samples—these were the Great Emerging American Middlebrow.