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  • Most of them, to be brutal yet honest, merit little more than a cursory look followed by careful placement into the donation pile, but hidden among the piles of coal are also perfect-bound diamonds of the purest shimmer.

    11 Fall Books You Need To Know About

  • Co-edited by Gareth Kavanagh and Colin Brockhurst, and designed by the latter, Vworp Vworp! is a non - profit-making, full-colour glossy 80-page perfect-bound fanzine that in the words of Paul Scoones (author of the forthcoming Doctor Who Comics Companion) 'sets a high benchmark for fanzine production standards'.

    New Doctor Who Fanzine: Vworp Vworp!

  • I have my contributor copies of the issue of Electric Velocipede that I'm in. * hugs lovely perfect-bound magazine with her name on the back and her poem in it*

    Wicked Faire?

  • So I was an adult, and kept fixing bugs, even though in the back of my head, there is a book that wasn't ordered on my behalf, it was printed and perfect-bound on my behalf, and it was just sitting there waiting for me to go collect it.

    On making your world

  • The 96-page, perfect-bound Coilhouse print mag is designed to be the kind of magazine you keep around for years.

    Boing Boing

  • What if you could print a perfect-bound volume for as little time as it takes to brew a cup of coffee?

    A Jolt For The Drooping Book Business

  • In my two years, the volume A Game of Thrones became a truncheon to ward off a drunk, a block to force windows open in sweltering coupe cabins, and a perfect-bound roll of toilet paper.

    "Survival of the Fiction" -- the third-place winner from our "Pyr and Dragons Adventure" contest

  • The initial format of the book was a perfect-bound, trade paperback sized edition.

    Fantastic Fiction at KGB » Blog Archive » Rare DIMENSION OF MIRACLES REVISITED by Robert Sheckley

  •            They sat in the small living room with a matching couch and easy chair surrounding a low glass table on which perfect-bound glossy magazines were stacked neatly at the corner.

    Who Will Carry Us?

  • The perfect-bound ones make me give part of my attention to the chore of just keeping them open, and adjusting to the vee between the pages.

    Sketchbook Shelf

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  • So true. Give me Smythe-sewn any day.

    December 18, 2007

  • It doesn't seem so "perfect" when the glue starts to come apart and the pages fall out... ;-)

    December 18, 2007

  • Leaves of a perfect-bound book are glued together at the spine. The term usually refers to books in which gatherings are not stitched together at the spine, as with most hardcovers and library copies.

    December 17, 2007

  • A magazine can be bound like a book, with a square flat edge on the spine. That is a perfect binding.

    December 17, 2007