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PREFERRED TERM
sewing structures  
BROADER CONCEPT
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  • The structures by which the leaves or gatherings of a book are sewn together to create a single bookblock. Sewing structures may be either supported or unsupported, but the thread will always be taken either through the fold of a folded gathering or between two leaves of an overcast gathering.
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http://w3id.org/lob/concept/1580
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