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Re: [BKARTS] folded-in corners query



I know the term 'dog ears' of course, but that refers also to the folds made
by users, not to the fold that shows you the original size of the paper
before cutting.
Annet Doves

On 6/28/07, David Glover <dglover@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I've always known them as "dog ears".



On Jun 27, 2007, at 12:14 PM, Annet Doves wrote:


> Dear reader,
>
> Here in the Netherlands we have an outstanding book with book
> nomenclature
> (Kneep en binding, by Gnirrep et al.), which gives the name ´snijoor
> ´ which
> means as much as ´cutting ear´. It also gives a French equivalent,
> fausse
> coupe, but unfortunately no English one. But perhaps it brings you
> English
> speakers on a good idea.
>
> Annet Doves
>
> Annet Doves Boekrestauratie,
> Haarlem, The Netherlands
>
> On 6/27/07, William Minter <wminter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> Claire,
>> I do not have a name for the folded-corners of text that remain
>> untrimmed. As suggested by Ray Nichols, "Butterflies"  sounds good.
>> However, I immediately recall a statement from a Bibliographer who
>> spoke at the 1980 conservation conference at Cambridge University. He
>> said something like "I know you book conservators, when you find
>> one of
>> those folded corners, you want to unfold it and cut it nice and
>> clean.
>> DON'T cut it, as it is evidence of the original size of the sheet,
>> and
>> that is very useful for researchers."
>>
>> Bill Minter
>>
>>
>> On Jun 27, 2007, at 4:15 AM, Claire Bolton wrote:
>>
>> > Is there an official name for the folded-in corners, sometimes
>> found
>> > in old
>> > books and contemporary bindings, that have missed the binder's
>> trim?
>> >
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