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What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
Term english
Definition english
Meaning that a substance has caused a stain that shows through the paper, such as tape that has been used to repair the inside of a jacket, but which has darkened and now shows on the outside of the jacket. What does this tell us? That booksellers and collectors should have their tape dispensers confiscated.
Term french
Bleed through
Tax category