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>The spinepirce is covered and the material is as usuallly folded in at the
>top and bottom. Then there is two ways to proceed.
>I. The spine is then glued to the Textblock, the Textblock should have been
>prepared with a musseline or shirting on the spine wgich covers the widht of
>the spine, reaching from headband to headband in height, and extending ca.
>2-3 cm or 3/4 inch to the sides of the Textblock,e.x. like a litte hinge
>attached to the spine and being loose over your set of endpapers.  Put a
>samll strip of waste paper under each flap, apply glu to the top of the
>hinge, take the spine piece and wrap it carefully around the spine, look for
>the right position, and put it between board in the press.
>The boards are cut and covered with material, alas only the side facing the
>joint is folded in, this side is glued down on the flap of the spine, which
>should be attached to the textblock, put it ditto in the press.
>Then fold in the top and bottom foldins and the front foldin.
>This creates the style, in which the spine material disapears under the
>boards, the joints should be taken in the usual measure.
>II. Version. prepare the spine and attache the boards outside the textblock,
>basically like a coverbinding, except you have three loose pieces to work=
> with.
This sounds very much like the style of binding which Greg Campbell of
Campbell-Logan Bindery refers to as lap case binding. Is anyone else
familiar with this term?

Dwight Agner
Dwight Agner / The Press of the Nightowl              dagner@ mindspring.com
Athens, Georgia

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