How to Describe Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Maps, Prints, Atlases, First Editions, Illustrated Books - Glossary in English
Fine quality paper made to look and feel like vellum, usually white or whitish in color. Also called Japon.
The exterior flexible "hinge" where book cover meets book spine; "hinge" is usually used to designate the equivalent inside or interior flexible area. The joint is often an area that splits or...
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Work written when an author was extremely young, often as a child.