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gathering click to hear : gathering

Process by which signatures are assembled together, in particular by adding endpapers.
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sheet click to hear : sheet

Front and back of each sheet in a book signature.

endpaper click to hear : endpaper

Sheet that is folded in half and glued inside the front and back boards to protect the first and last printed pages.

signature click to hear : signature

Sheet that is printed and folded to make up a section of a book; it is meant to be combined with other signatures.

bone folder click to hear : bone folder

Very thin blade made from bone or wood; it is used to fold and glue sheets together and to work the bookbinding leather.