Limp binding

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English

noun

Limp binding (plural Limp bindings)

  1. "A book which does not have stiff boards but instead has flexible cloth, leather, vellum, or paper sides, which may or may not be lined."[1]
    Synonym: flexible binding

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References

  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 Macchi, Federico, Livio Macchi, Milena Alessi, Michel Wittock, and Piccarda Quilici. Dizionario Illustrato Della Legatura. Milano: S. Bonnard, 2002. Print.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Cloonan, Michèle V. Early Bindings in Paper: A Brief History of European Hand-Made Paper-Covered Books with a Multilingual Glossary. London: Mansell, 1991. Print.