Hardbound

Bound in half blue calf and marbled boards.

Bound in quarter Japan vellum and tan boards, spine gilt.

Bound in original blue cloth, spine gilt (edges severely frayed, with some loss of text).

Bound in contemporary red morocco, red and blue marbled endpapers, edges sprinkled red and blue.

Bound in half pebbled and half smooth-grain black cloth.

Bound in original blue cloth, in publisher's slipcase; in protective case, 27 cm.

Bound in original quarter red cloth and blue boards with full title printed on front cover.

Bound in contemporary vellum, with paper label on front cover.

Rebound in brown speckled calf, original printed orange paper front cover preserved.

Bound in red cloth, pages mounted on stubs.

Bound in publisher's green leather binding (spine faded to brown).

Bound in contemporary quarter calf and brown marbled boards, corners in brown cloth with snakeskin pattern (closely cropped, some marginalia lost).

Bound in original printed flexible tan boards (rebacked); beige silk ribbon marker; some worm holes on covers; shelf mark on free front endpaper; in case, 31 cm.

Bound in quarter black buckram and blue boards, with original printed blue paper front cover mounted on front cover (worn).

Front pastedown with Dutch gilt endpapers.

Spiral-bound in printed red flexible plastic covers.

Bound in contemporary purple morocco, spine panel gilt, with yellow morocco doublures, gilt turn-ins; with binder's stamp "Mathieu" on front turn-in.

Bound in modern red morocco, gilt, matching red satin linings, gilt turn-ins.

Staple-bound in later blue flexible boards.

Softbound

Bound in original color illustrated blue paper covers.

Bound in original printed paper covers (spine reinforced with blue cloth tape).

Armorial bookplate on inside front cover.

Bound in original printed drab stiffened paper covers.

Bound in original wrappers, printed beige dust jacket retained (some water damage).

Not bound

Unbound, as issued.

Unbound; loose sheets laid into printed paper covers.

Disbound; in case; 31 cm.

Standardized spelling notes

dust jacket [aat, binding]
endpapers [aat]
flyleaf [aat]
gray [not grey: AH dictionary]
half title [unless used adjectivally: as in half-title page: AACR2]
pastedown [aat]
paste paper [aat; unless used adjectivally: as in paste-paper wrappers]
shelf mark [rbprov]
title page [unless used adjectivally: as in title-page vignette: AACR2]

Citations

AACR2
Carter, John. ABC for Book Collectors.
Etherington and Roberts. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology.
Glaister. Encyclopedia of the Book.
Hulme, E. Wyndham. Leather for libraries. London : Sound Leather Committee of the Library Assoc., 1905. (*67-215)
RBMS Controlled Vocabularies