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A BOOK HAVING A SINGLE SHEET COVER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023416D
Original Publication Date: 1977-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-30
Document File: 2 page(s) / 337K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Referring to Figures 1 and 2, a covered book 10 comprises: a stack of aligned sheets 12, including front and back cover 11 and 13, providing an edge surface 14; a protective sheet 15 fixed with an adhesive 16 to an area adjacent the edge surface of cover 11; and a binding strip 19 fixed to the protective sheet, to the edge surface, and to cover 13 to bind the sheets together, thereby providing a book, The protective sheet is linearly scored with slits 18 along a region adjacent to but out of contact with the stripe Further, the protective sheet is wrapped around the free end 23 of the book, around the binding strip, over the slits, and is fixed to itself with a pressure sensitive adhesive 17, whereby a cover is provided. When the cover is no longer required the protective sheet may be removed by tearing along the slits,

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

A BOOK HAVING A SINGLE SHEET COVER
Donald W~ Watson

Proposed Classification
U~S~Cl~ 281/19
Into Cl~ B42d 3/04

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September/October 1977 81

Volume 2 Number 5

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A BOOK HAVING A SINGLE SHEET COVER (Cont~d)

Referring to Figures 1 and 2, a covered book 10 comprises: a
stack of aligned sheets 12, including front and back cover 11
and 13, providing an edge surface 14; a protective sheet 15
fixed with an adhesive 16 to an area adjacent the edge surface
of cover 11; and a binding strip 19 fixed to the protective
sheet, to the edge surface, and to cover 13 to bind the sheets
together, thereby providing a book, The protective sheet is
linearly scored with slits 18 along a region adjacent to but
out of contact with the stripe Further, the protective sheet
is wrapped around the free end 23 of the book, around the
binding strip, over the slits, and is fixed to itself with a
pressure sensitive adhesive 17, whereby a cover is provided.
When the cover is no longer required the protective sheet may
be removed by tearing along the slits,

                 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL
82 Volume 2 Number 5 September/October 1977

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