Binding is the process of putting covers
on a book. The covers of a book are also referred to as the
When creating a newly-bound book, or rebinding
an old book, the options for cover materials and decorative
touches are numerous. Alternatively, the cover can
be decorated by printing an image and/or
text on the cloth or paper binding.
The binding process can start with nothing
more than a stack of loose sheets of paper, ready to be made
into a fullbound volume
or with an already existing book
whose cover is beyond repair.
Following is a summary of some of the options
available for any new binding:
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