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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
Buckram
Definition english
A binding made of sturdier than usual cloth, often used in the binding or rebinding of books that will be repeatedly handled, such as library books.
Term french
Percaline
Term danish
Perkalin, bogbinderlærred
Term dutch
Linnen
Term italian
Percallina
Term spanish
Percalina
Term swedish
Perkalin, klot
Term german
Buckram
Definition german
"Doppelt gewebter und geglätteter Kaliko, Überzugsstoff für Bucheinbände. Kennzeichnend für das Buckram sind die durch das Kalandrieren breit gedrückten Fäden, besonders an den Kreuzungsstellen, wo sich knotenartige Verdickungen ergeben." (Hiller)
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