quarter binding


noun

a style of bookbinding in which the spine is leather and the sides are cloth or paper.

Origin of quarter binding

First recorded in 1910–15

Related forms

quar·ter-bound [kwawr-ter-bound] /ˈkwɔr tərˌbaʊnd/, adjective
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