Origin of yapp
1880–85; named after William Yapp, 19th-century English bookseller
Also called yapp binding.
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Examples from the Web for yapp
And Yapp among them, held up by two men, with his face all over blood.
Yapp, he said, she'd got the heart of a lion, and would grow up the finest woman-rider in the world.
The inexperienced author should study the methods pursued by Prof. Yapp in Figure 37.The Essentials of Illustration
T. G. (Thomas George) Hill
Yapp, yap, n. a kind of limp leather binding in which the cover overlaps the edge of the book.