A Cracking of Spines by Roy Harley Lewis

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Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .

Written in English

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  • Crime & mystery,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

Edition Notes

Linford Mystery Library

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7778630M
ISBN 100708964591
ISBN 109780708964590

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Given a choice between a hardcover and paperback book with the same cover design, I will almost always pick the paperback. Paperbacks take up less space in my bags and bookshelves, are much lighter and are much handier when reading.

The one drawback they have measured against hardcovers is that their spines crack very easily. Still, I am very determined at preventing A Cracking of Spines book spines. Just lay the book on its spine, as shown to the right, and alternate between opening a few pages from the front and back.

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A man who creases the spine of a book of the paper back or a book of a hard cover shall be cut off from the land of the living. It is an abomination to fold back the page of a book like the ear of a dog or a cat or any other animal that has a floppy ear. The pages of a book you.

I hate it when I get creases in the spines of my books too. I've learned a way in which to read them so this doesn't happen. When you open the book, instead of bending it right back so that the pages are laying side-by-side with one another, just open it to a certain angle so that the opposite facing pages are near to touching, but not enough so that the book is closed or that you can't read.

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Lemoncello's Library Olympics tags: reading. Book and Paper Group Wiki > Book Conservation Wiki > Board Reattachment. Hollow back spines are removed by slitting along the hinge of the hollow tube. Tight-backs that have partially detached from the text block spine are similarly separated, and may require facing or lining.

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What about dog-earing and cracking spines. Painful, yes, but consider changing your perspective: wear and tear signify a well-loved book. Stumbling upon quotations and passages you highlighted on your previous read can be incredibly gratifying.

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