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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027030D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


A method for binding books by gathering a set, sub-set, or squire of sheets and driving a fastening medium through the sheets, at the spine or binding edge, perpendicular the set. If desired, this can be repeated by penetrating and accumulating plural sub-sets. Then the book is compiled by securing the ends of the fastening medium mechanically or with an adhesive. If desired, a cover may also be wrapped around the spine of the book and fastened with an adhesive.