Definition of term:: Buckram


  • A binding made of sturdier than usual cloth, often used in the binding or rebinding of books that will be repeatedly handled, such as library books.
Danish: Perkalin, bogbinderlærred
Dutch: Linnen
French: Percaline
German: Buckram
Italian: Percallina
Spanish: Percalina
Swedish: Perkalin, klot
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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