Definition of Book binding

1. Noun. The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book. "The book had a leather binding"

Exact synonyms: Back, Binding, Cover
Group relationships: Book, Volume
Specialized synonyms: Half Binding, Three-quarter Binding
Generic synonyms: Protection, Protective Cover, Protective Covering
Derivative terms: Back, Bind, Cover, Cover

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Binding

book account
book agent
book award
book awards
book bag
book binding (current term)
book burning
book burnings
book club
book clubs
book entries
book entry
book fair
book fairs
book hand
book hands
book illustrations
book in
book industry
book it

Literary usage of Book binding

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

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"-Perfect Bookmaking in its entirety" VAN REES book binding CORPORATION 304-322 ... 40 East 22nd St., N. w York McNAMEE book binding CO., Inc. 426-428 West ..."

2. A Book for All Readers: Designed as an Aid to the Collection, Use, and by Ainsworth Rand Spofford (1900)
"... THE ART OF BOOK-BINDING. Yet no real book-lover fails to appreciate the neatness and beauty of a tasteful binding, any more than he is indifferent to ..."

3. The Librarian's Manual: A Treatise on Bibliography, Comprising a Select and by Reuben Aldridge Guild (1858)
"... Art of Book-Binding, may very properly be added to this Part of our LIST. ANETT (JA). An Inquiry into the Nature and Form of the Books of the Ancients, ..."

4. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1906)
"Following the lectures, the supplementary class of 18 students did actual book binding under Mr. Dana's direction. A binding kit containing the simple ..."

5. The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore (1900)
"There is no name more famous in the history of book-binding, ... By many good judges this volume is regarded as the finest example of book-binding extant, ..."

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