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PREFERRED TERM
tail-edge titles  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Titles written or tooled on the tail-edge of the bookblock, indicating that the books were stored on shelves with their tail edges outwards. This was a common practice in Italy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, though it will be found elsewhere.
URI
http://w3id.org/lob/concept/3066
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