Girdle book

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English

noun

Girdle book (plural Girdle books)

  1. "A book which has an extra protective covering of soft leather made in such a manner that the book can be hung from the girdle or habit cord of a cleric and swung upward for reading while still attached to the girdle or cord."[1]

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  1. Roberts, Don., et al. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books : a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Library of Congress : For Sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1982.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Gnirrep, W.K., J.P. Gumbert and J.A. Szirmai. Kneep en binding. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 1992.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Macchi, Federico, Livio Macchi, Milena Alessi, Michel Wittock, and Piccarda Quilici. Dizionario Illustrato Della Legatura. Milano: S. Bonnard, 2002. Print.