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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_design

The free half of the end paper is called a flyleaf. Traditionally, in hand-bound books, the endpaper was just a sheet of blank or ornamented paper physically masking and reinforcing the connection between the cover and the body of the book. In modern ...

www.tor.com/2008/08/07/bookterms

Aug 7, 2008 ... A book where the spine cover is not attached to the spine of the book block is said to have a hollow back. Most hard cover books have these. The colorful strip at the spine edge of the book block is called a headband. The upper one shown is sewn onto the book; the lower one is glued on. Quarter binding ...

www.formaxprinting.com/blog/2013/01/book-printing-lingo-what-is-the-spine-of-a-book

Jan 18, 2013 ... In most cases, the spines of hard cover books and perfect bound books are wide enough to be printed upon. However, the number of pages and the thickness of the pages is what determines the width of a book's spine. The wider the spine, the more surface area it provides for printed information. Printing ...

www.ibookbinding.com/blog/book-anatomy-parts-book

Sep 17, 2014 ... Joint – The Joint of a book is the small groove which runs vertically down the book itself between the book boards (book cover) and the spine. It bends when the book is opened and is only seen on hardcover books. Also called a French joint or French groove, groove, gully, channel, and outer joint.

www.barbaradoyen.com/book-publishing/physical-anatomy-of-a-book

It is often the only part of the book that is visible in the bookstore where most books are shelved, rather than displayed face out. The spine usually contains the book's title (but maybe not the subtitle), at least the last name of the author, and the publisher's identity, usually by including their logo because there is not enough ...

www.ahls.us/term.html

see spine. Board Cardboard or thin wood cover cores around which buckram or leather is wrapped to make a case (cover) for a book. Book block (also called a text block) Pages of a book that have been sewn or glued together into a single unit, then trimmed around three edges to remove signature folds, but not yet cased ...

www.macmillandictionary.com/us/thesaurus-category/american/parts-of-books

Comprehensive list of synonyms for parts of books, by Macmillan Dictionary and Thesaurus. ... body. noun. the main part of a book or document, not including the introduction, notes, or appendices (=parts added at the end) ... recto. noun. a page on the right side of an open book. A page on the left side is called a verso.

www.ioba.org/pages/resources/book-terminology

BUMPED Refers to the corners or spine ends of a book that has been damaged by being dropped or carelessly handled or shelved. CASE or CASING The covers enclosing .... (Note: If the slip of paper does not make a correction, but rather supplies additional information, it is called an Addenda Slip.) EX-LIBRARY (EX LIB) ...

www.abaa.org/glossary/entry/spine

Depending on the type of binding used, a spine can be flat or ridged. "That part of a book which is visible as it stands closed on the shelf; not uncommonly called in antiquarian parlance the backstrip, and sometimes called the back." -- ABC for Book Collectors. Related: smooth back paneled back gilt back cocked -- when the ...