It is used extensively for commercial work, but is absolutely valueless for library binding.
In library binding it seldom happens that more than two volumes, the same in size and lettering, are bound at the same time.
Perhaps nothing better shows the difference between old methods of library binding and new than this one item of back-lining.
Guarding of first and last signatures is another of the distinctive features of library binding.
I do not know anything that was of more practical good to our club membership than that lecture on library binding.
In library binding gilding is confined to the furnishing of necessary information.
When properly tanned they are very suitable for library binding, and their use for that purpose is increasing.
While the old method of lacing-in is not desirable in library binding, the method of using split boards makes a very strong book.
The processes as outlined are those which should be used in library binding.
As one direct result of the agitation, the well-known Everyman's set can now be obtained in a library binding.