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Image from page 127 of "Bookbinding and its auxiliary branches" (1914)

Identifier: bookbindingitsau03pleg

Title: Bookbinding and its auxiliary branches

Year: 1914 (1910s)

Authors: Pleger, John J

Subjects: Bookbinding

Publisher: Chicago : The Inland printer company

Contributing Library: University of California Libraries

Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

 

 

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20 22x34 113 16 22 x 28 or 19 x 30 175 25 22x34 90 18 22 X 28 or 19 x 30 156 30 22x34 76 20 22 X 28 or 19 x 30 140 12 26x38 142 25 22 X 28 or 19 x 30 112 , 15 26x38 114 30 22 X 28 or 19 x 30 94 18 26x38 95 35 22 X 28 or 19 x 30 80 20 26x38 85 40 22 X 28 or 19 x 30 70 25 26 X 38 ■ 68 45 22 X 28 or 19 x 30 62 30 26x38 57 50 22 X 28 or 19 X 30 56 35 26x38 49 55 22 X 28 or 19 x 30 51 8 33 X 44 146 00 22 X 28 or 19 X 30 47 10 33x44 116 12 33x34 98 14 33 X 34 84 112 BOOKBINDING Comparative Thickness of Strawboard. No. Size. CalipersApproxim. No. Size. CalipersApproxim. 25 26> 38 .090 70 26x38 .032 30 26x38 .075 75 26x38 .030 35 26 X 38 .064 80 26 X 38 .028 40 26 X 38 .056 85 26 X 38 .026 45 26x38 .050 90 26x38 .025 50 26x38 .045 95 26x38 .024 55 26x38 .041 100 26x38 .023 60 26x38 .037 110 26x38 .020 65 26x38 .035 120 26x38 .018 Boards for Letterpress Books.— The thickness ofthe board is governed by the thickness of the book. Thesquares for laced-in books are one-eighth of an inch for

 

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Table Shears. BOARDS 113 the head, one-eighth of an inch for the tail, and three-sixteenths of an inch for the front. This should apply toall books up to ten and one-half inches in length. Thesquares on books longer than ten and one-half inchesshould be increased one-sixteenth of an inch. The sizeof the square above mentioned does not apply to art bind-ing, as it is customary to embellish the squares in gold,and a greater visible surface is needed. The board shouldbe cut to fit close to the backing ridge, and, if the backingis not perfectly true, it may be necessary to cut a little offthe width on one end on a bias; then with a compassmeasure the squares, and cut with the board shears.This, in most cases, is essential on jobwork. On edition-work the boards are cut square with the shears or rotarycutter, and fitted to the books. All full leather books, andbooks which have a side pasted on, are lined with paperon the side which comes in contact with the book. Theobject of this is to pre

 

 

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