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Well-bound   /wɛl-baʊnd/   Listen

(of books) having a sturdy and attractive binding.

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"Well-bound" Quotes from Famous Books

... Radcliffe in lower life—passage after passage, very low-roofed, and full of strange lumber; came to a den of a bed-chamber, then another, and a study, all like the hold of a ship, and fusty; but in this study were mahogany bookcases, glass doors, and well-bound, excellent books. All kinds of tables, broken and stowed on top of each other, and parts of looking-glasses, looking as if they had been there a hundred years, and jelly glasses on a glass stand, as if somebody had supped there the night before. Turn from the study and you see a staircase, ...
— The Life And Letters Of Maria Edgeworth, Vol. 1 • Maria Edgeworth

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