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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
You know, corners – the pointy things that stick out at the edges of the book. Like all things that stick out, they are the most likely to get bumped or worn.
Term french
Definition french
Les quatre angles d'un livre
Term german
Definition german
Die Ecken älterer Einbände sind zuweilen mit Metallbeschlägen versehen, Halbledereinbände haben Lederecken, Halbpergamentbände haben Pergamentecken. Ecken können sehr leicht bestoßen oder gestaucht sein.
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