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Re: recasing terminology



At 01:41 PM 4/24/97 -0800, you wrote:
>Could someone please clarify these terms for me?
>
>Barbara said she would be "recasing in the original bindings."  I thought
>recasing meant taking the text block out and making new boards and spines
>to put it in--in other words a new case.  But if you do that it's not in
>the original binding, is it?

You can recase a book by using its original boards, creating a new spine
piece, attaching it to the old boards and recasing the text block. Perhaps
this is what Barbara was referring to?

hope this helps!
Tara
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
out of my mind. be back in five minutes.

Tara Kennedy
Acquisitions Assistant
Trinity College Library
Hartford, Connecticut
Tara.Kennedy@mail.trincoll.edu


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