spine and fore-edge covers

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spine and fore-edge covers
rygg og front overtrekk
Note (en)
A cover in which primary covering material is found on the spine and fore-edges of the boards only. The sides may or may not be covered separately by a cover or decorated paper. Bindings with parchment on the spine and fore-edges were a feature of Oxford bindings in the 18th century, though they will be found more generally with leather in the early 19th century.
Note (nb)
Overtrekksmateriale som bare er montert på bokens rygg og i forkant på permene.
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