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the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved

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This new solution will be demonstrated in-line with a Saddle Finisher with Booklet Trimmer for a clean face-trim on the fore-edge.
20) It is in its original calfskin binding, with original boards, although the fore-edge is in nineteenth- century leather.
The York Minster volume contains several features that are similar to those of Syon books, in particular the presence of a book label and fore-edge tabs, and the absence of chain marks, foliation numbers, class marks, ex libris and other curatorial marks.
Finally, the volume is augmented with a series of "annexes" covering such things as items unidentified by pressmarks in the loans lists and catalogues; lists of manuscripts bearing tables of contents, fore-edge titles, or title pages; and Cotton's bindings and binding instructions.
The pages of the book are numbered only on the right-facing pages, and the fore-edges of the initial pages are tabbed with the letters "A" to "Z".
This information is complemented by an abundance of high-quality color plates of images likely to be of interest to scholars, such as title pages, printers' devices, woodcuts and engravings, maps, provenance marks, specialized fonts, complex page layouts, decorated fore-edges, manuscript inscriptions, or remarkable bindings.
Reinforced Carbon-Carbon (RCC) panels--the heat-protecting material covering the fore-edges of the wings were replaced last summer--inspection and possible replacement of the panels are part of the Shuttle's usual landing overhaul procedure.
In Renaissance depictions of scholars' studies `typically, some books would be shown with their fore-edges out, others would have the top or bottom out, and still others would be leaning against a wall or a horizontal pile of books showing off a decorated front cover .