How to Describe Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Maps, Prints, Atlases, First Editions, Illustrated Books - Glossary in English

Japanese vellum

Fine quality paper made to look and feel like vellum, usually white or whitish in color. Also called Japon.

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Job Printing

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Joint Joint

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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Justification de tirage

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Juvenilia

Work written when an author was extremely young, often as a child.

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