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English

noun

Definition

"Brass or other metal knobs, studs, shoes, or ornamentation fastened to the cover of a book for ornamental value or to prevent the leather from being scratched or otherwise marred." [1]

Synonyms

Related terms

metal furniture, clasps

Translations for "boss"

  • Danish: (translation needed)
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  • Swedish: (translation needed)

References

  1. Roberts, Matt T. and Don Etherington. "Bosses". Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books, A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Conservation Online, 1994. Web. 2 September 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Glossary on paper restoration. Goethe-Institut Hongkong, 2013. Web.
  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. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 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.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 Muzerelle, Denis. Vocabulaire codicologique: répertoire méthodique des termes français relatifs aux manuscrits, avec leurs équivalents en anglais, italien, espagnol. n.p, n.d. Web. 2 September 2014.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Macchi, Federico, Livio Macchi, Milena Alessi, Michel Wittock, and Piccarda Quilici. Dizionario Illustrato Della Legatura. Milano: S. Bonnard, 2002. Print.
  7. Sidoti, Alessandro. Personal correspondence. 11 September 2014.