half binding


noun Bookbinding.

a type of book binding consisting of a leather binding on the spine and, sometimes, the corners, with paper or cloth sides.

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Also called half leather.

Origin of half binding

First recorded in 1815–25

Definition for half-leather (2 of 2)

half leather

noun Bookbinding.

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British Dictionary definitions for half-leather

half-leather

noun

a type of half-binding in which the backs and corners of a book are bound in leather
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