Publisher's binding

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English

noun

Publisher's binding (plural Publisher's bindings)

  1. "Bindings in identical covers, produced in quantity."[1]
    Synonym: edition binding
  2. "The business of binding identical books in quantity, usually for a publisher or distributor, as opposed to binding done for an individual and library binding. Edition binding usually involves the production of a type of binding known as case binding, generally in hard covers."[2]

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References

  1. Greenfield, Jane. ABC of bookbinding : a unique glossary with over 700 illustrations for collectors & librarians. New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press ; New York, NY : Lyons Press, 1998. OCLC Number: 37935225.
  2. 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.
  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.
  4. 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