joints (places)

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joints (places)
Note (en)
The area along the edges of the spine along which the boards and/or cover hinge. It is sometimes useful to distinguish between the outer joint, which describes the cover on the outside of the boards/cover, and the inner joint, which can be used to describe those parts of the endleaves and spine linings which cross the joint on the inside of the board/cover.
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