INDEX OF ILLUSTRATED COLLECTING TERMS

Visual Aids - Book Collecting Terms Illustrated

The following pages specifically give information on making a condition assessment of damaged books:

Spine and Corner Bumps
Jacket Chips and Tears

The following terms are defined and illustrated, sometimes as examples on pages of related terms:

B

Book Club Editions, How to Identify
Buckram binding (See Ex-Library Bindings)
Bumps (See Spine & Corner Bumps)

C

Chain lines (See Laid Paper)
Chip (See Jacket Chips and Tears)
Closed Tear (See Jacket Chips and Tears)
Crease (See Jacket Chips and Tears)
Cut pages (See Edge Trims)

D

Dampstain
Deacquisition stamp (See Ex-Library Markings)
Deckle edges (See Edge Trims)

E

Edge Marks, Miscellaneous
Edge Treatments
Edge Trims
Ex-Library Bindings
Ex-Library Markings
ex libris (See Ex-Library Bindings)

F

Fading (See Sun-fading)
Felt side (of hand made paper) (See Laid Paper)
Foxing and Tanning
Fraying (See Spine & Corner Bumps)

G

Gilded, Gilding, Gilt (See Edge Treatments)

H

Hinge: broken, cracked, split, or starting (See Spine and Hinge Problems)

L

Laid lines (See Laid Paper)
Laid Paper
Library ownership stamp (See Miscellaneous Edge Marks and Ex-Library Markings)

M

Marbled, Marbling (See Edge Treatments)
Mold-made paper (See Laid Paper)
Mould side (of hand made paper) (See Laid Paper)

N

Not For Resale stamp (See Miscellaneous Edge Marks)

P

Publisher's Stain (See Edge Treatments)

R

Remainder Marks
Rubbing (See Jacket Chips and Tears)

S

Shelf cocked (See Spine and Hinge Problems)
Sizing, missing from spine (See Spine & Corner Bumps)
Spine and Hinge Problems
Spine: cocked, cracked, lean, or split (See Spine and Hinge Problems)
Sprinkled (See Edge Treatments)
Sun-fading

T

Tanning (See Foxing and Tanning)
Text book stamps and markings (See Miscellaneous Edge Marks)
Tide mark (See Dampstain)
Toning (See Foxing and Tanning)
Trimmed pages (See Edge Trims)
Tear (See Jacket Chips and Tears)

U

Unopened pages (See Edge Trims)

V

Vignettes (Illustrations))

W

Water Damage (See Dampstain)
Wire lines (See Laid Paper)
Withdrawn stamp (See Ex-Library Markings)