Hollow back

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English

noun

Hollow back (plural Hollow backs)

  1. "A feature of the spine in which the covering material is not adhered to the spine-folds of the bookblock or to the spine linings, but is able to arch away from the spine-folds as the book is opened."[1]
    Synonym: false back
    Antonym: tight back

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Hollow back binding. Image from page 43 of "Report of the Committee on leather for bookbinding" (1905). Via Flickr Commons. No known copyright restrictions. https://flic.kr/p/oepT8E

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References

  1. Language of Bindings Thesaurus. Contains information from Language of Bindings Thesaurus which is made available under the ODC Attribution License.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kuhn, Hilde. Wörterbuch Der Handbuchbinderei Und Der Restaurierung: Von Einbänden, Papyri, Handschriften, Graphiken, Autographen, Urkunden Und Globen in Deutscher, Englischer, Französischer Und Italienischer Sprache. Stuttgart: Hettler, 1969. Print.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Crespo Nogueira, Carmen, ed. ICA Handbooks Series : Glossary of Basic Archival and Library Conservation Terms : English with Equivalents in Spanish, German, Italian, French and Russian. Munchen, DEU: K. G. Saur, 2010. ProQuest ebrary. Web. http://site.ebrary.com.ezproxy1.lib.asu.edu/lib/asulib/detail.action?docID=10591270
  4. Macchi, Federico, Livio Macchi, Milena Alessi, Michel Wittock, and Piccarda Quilici. Dizionario Illustrato Della Legatura. Milano: S. Bonnard, 2002. Print.