heavy round spines

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heavy round spines
sterkt rundet rygg
Note (en)
A spine whose shape is nearly semi-circular (Szirmai standard curve +5, see figure 7.33 a, p. 134). Heavily rounded spines are a common feature of German bindings of the second half of the 16th and the early 17th centuries.
Note (nb)
Bokrygg hvis form er rundet til omtrent en halvsirkel.
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