April, 2015 Magazine – Define Tuesday, Mar 31 2015 

Fastback Binding: Soft type binding. Similar to perfect binding method – cover consists of separate front and back covers with a reinforced cloth spine.

Finish: Term that describes the surface characteristic of a particular paper.  i.e. antique, cockle, eggshell, embossed, English, felt, leatherette, linen, machine, pebble, vellum, wove, etc.

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July 2004, V3#7: Design Tuesday, Jan 27 2009 

Has your genealogy grown?  If you are publishing the work, many times it is necessary to consider more than one book to accommodate your research.  While many like to match the outsides of each book, another idea is to complement.  Rather than trying to match the color/texture of a cover that may have been produced a few years ago, select a different color or texture that is complementary.