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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
Used in descriptive bibliography as the term which describes the non-binding portion of the book, verifying the proper sequence and completeness of pages & their gatherings (signatures).
Term french
Definition french
Description physique du livre qui détaille sa pagination et ses planches. Elle permet ainsi de s’assurer qu’il est bien complet.
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