Paper, sometimes decoratively colored or marbled, that is pasted onto the inner covers, joining the book block to its boards and forming the first and last leaves of the book.
the leaves a binder adds to the front and end of a book to join the text block to the cover.
Or endsheets. These are the sheets of paper that form the bond between a book's binding and the book itself. One half of the sheet is pasted inside the cover and the other half remains free.
an integral step in bookbinding case-bound books. A folded pair of papers attached to the first and last signatures of a book and pasted to the inside covers. Endpapers add to binding strength. Self-endpapers are a type of endpaper which uses the text pages.
Blank sheets of folded paper at the front and rear of volumes to form union of book block with case
The pages that are pasted onto the binding of a hardback book, to fasten the body of the book to the cover. In most cases these are blank, but occasionally feature some design or text.
A sheet, half of which is pasted over the inside front and back covers of a casebound book and half of which is left free to form the first leaf of the book. It may be left blank or printed with maps, reference tables, or whatever is desired.
(endsheets). The leaves added by the binder at the beginning and end of a book. Simple endpapers are those with conjugate pastedown and flyleaf (or conjugate flyleaves) sewn to the sewing supports. Stub endpapers may or may not have conjugate pastedown and flyleaves; their identifying characteristic is a folded edge that is wrapped around the initial (or final) gatherings of a textblock.
(EP) The double leaves added to the book by the binder that become the pastedowns and free endpapers inside the front and rear covers. These pages are an integral part of the construction of a book, holding the text block and case together. The lack of them drastically shortens the value and life of a book.
Pages added by the binder which become the FEP and pastedown.
The sheets of paper (two or more) which come between the cover and the sewn sections. Part of the binding construction, they comprise, at their most basic, a board paper, also referred to as a pastedown (which is usually coloured and which serves to counteract the warp of the boards caused by the covering material) and a free fly leaf, which protects the first or last pages of text.
The sheets of paper pasted onto the inner covers, joining the book block to the covers. One side of the sheet is pasted to the inside cover, the other is left free.
The double leaves at both ends of the book. There is the paste-down the other is the free endpaper.