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English

noun

Band (plural Bands)

  • "The cords or thongs on which the sections of books are sewn."[1]
  • "Strips of reinforcing material (usually leather) which extend across the spine, or spring-back, and onto the sides of a book, usually a stationery binding. The bands may be placed on the boards before covering, in which case they are called "underbands," or over the covering material, where they are known as "overbands""[1]

Synonyms

Related terms

Band nippers, Banding, Band pallet, Band pattern

Translations

Swedish

Noun

Band n

  1. a band, a ribbon, a tape; a strip of material

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. Macchi, Federico, Livio Macchi, Milena Alessi, Michel Wittock, and Piccarda Quilici. Dizionario Illustrato Della Legatura. Milano: S. Bonnard, 2002. Print.