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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
Folding plates
Definition english
Plate, map, or chart that is too big to fit into a book, so it has been carefully folded to fit neatly into the book. Be just as careful when you unfold it, or you may end up with twice the number of plates as you started out with.
Term french
Planches dépliantes
Term german
Definition german
Tafeln (auch Karten oder Tabellen), die wegen ihrer Größe gefaltet werden, damit sie in den Buchblock passen. Vorsicht beim Auseinanderfalten, damit es keine Einrisse gibt!
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