Fore Edge

The edge of a book, opposite the spine. The fore edge is sometimes gauffered or carries painted decoration or images (fore-edge painting) or labelling for shelving purposes.


Michelle Brown
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    مقّدّم (الكتاب)

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    Gouttière

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    Vorderschnitt; Hohlschnitt

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    Taglio davanti; Taglio concavo; Taglio anteriore; Gola

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    Canal

Michelle Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).