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dust wrapper

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Definition of dust wrapper in English:

noun

Another term for dust jacket.
Example sentences
  • Original dust wrappers add several hundred percent (never, never throw away a dust wrapper).
  • Stamps are slammed on the title page, label pockets gummed to the rear pastedown, dust wrappers discarded, covers vulcanised in plastic - or, in those days, a toffee-brown buckram tough enough to withstand acid.
  • Some dealers also grade the books and the dust wrappers separately; this, too, is acceptable practice.

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