October 2006, V5 #10: Define Friday, Mar 20 2009 

Tail: The bottom edge of a leaf, board, or bound volume; that is, the surface on which a volume rests when shelved upright.

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July 2006, V5#7: Definition Tuesday, Feb 24 2009 

 *Leaf Attachment: How the pages of a text block are “bunched” together such as sewn by thread, adhesive, or non-ANSI/NISO/LBI Standard: staples.

Joint:  The grooves that run top to bottom (head to tail) on the outside of the cover itself, front and back, along which the boards hinge when they open.

Terms marked with an asterisk (*) are not generally used in our office.