Definition of term:: Rebacked


  • The spine or backstrip has been replaced with new material, in some cases the original worn backstrip is saved and glued over the new material.
Danish: Ny ryg
Dutch: Rug vernieuwd
French: Dos refait
German: Rebacked
Italian: Dorso rifatto
Spanish: Lomo nuevo
Swedish: Renoverad rygg
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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