divinity circuit binding

noun

Definition of divinity circuit binding

  1. :  a style of bookbinding that is often used for Bibles and hymnbooks and that is characterized by rounded corners on both book and cover and by a flexible leather cover with projecting flaps bent over to protect the edges of the leaves —called also circuit binding, yapp binding

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