Definition of Three-quarter binding

1. Noun. The spine and much of the sides are a different material from the rest of the cover.

Generic synonyms: Back, Binding, Book Binding, Cover



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Three-quarter Binding

three-pile
three-ply
three-point landing
three-point line
three-point lines
three-point shot
three-point switch
three-point turn
three-pointed
three-pronged
three-quarter
three-quarter back
three-quarter backs
three-quarter bathroom
three-quarter bathrooms
three-quarter binding (current term)
three-quarter brother
three-quarter brothers
three-quarter sibling
three-quarter siblings
three-quarter sister
three-quarter sisters
three-quarters
three-seeded mercury
three-sided
three-space
three-spaces
three-spined stickleback
three-square

Literary usage of Three-quarter binding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Profession of Bookselling: A Handbook of Practical Hints for the by Adolf Growoll (1895)
"Three-Quarter Binding. — Same as Half-Binding, except that more leather is used on the backs and corners. Title. — The space between bands, upon which the ..."

2. Cataloging for Small Libraries by Theresa Hitchler (1915)
"Three Quarter Binding. A binding in which the back and corners are covered with the leather, or materials mentioned, of extra width. Biographee. ..."

3. Authors and Publishers: A Manual of Suggestions for Beginners in Literature by George Haven Putnam, John Bishop Putnam (1883)
"... these designations expressing the amount of leather used, the sides of the book in half and three-quarter binding being covered with marble paper. ..."

4. Printing and Writing Materials: Their Evolution by Adèle Millicent Smith (1900)
"... with its necessary hinge, and the corners of the cover; a very deep back of leather with larger corners is termed three- quarter binding. ..."

5. Writing for the Press: A Manual by Robert Luce (1907)
"... a very deep back of leather with larger corners is termed three-quarter binding. 'Tooling' means impressions made on leather by hot metal dies. ..."

6. Writing for the Press: A Manual by Robert Luce (1907)
"... a very deep back of leather with larger corners is termed three-quarter binding. 'Tooling' means impressions made on leather by hot metal dies. ..."

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