Definition of term:: Paperboard


  • A hard bound book; the boards are the stiff cardboard or paperboard which is usually covered with cloth or leather; and when covered with paper, the covers are properly referred to as "boards".
French: Cartonnage
German: Pappband
Swedish: Pappersband, pappband
Source: What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
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