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features > spines (bookblocks) > rounded spines > semi-elliptical spines
PREFERRED TERM
semi-elliptical spines  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Spine shape in which the central portion of the spine follows a shallow curve and terminates at each joints with more heavily rounded shoulders. This shape is commonly found on British bindings of the last quarter of the 18th century.
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http://w3id.org/lob/concept/1572
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