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A book face is the edge of book pages opposite the spine, this is often where is held to turn pages.

A flush cut is when the cover of a book is trimmed to the same size as the sections or pages within the book.  Most paperback books are flush cut.

A folio is a numbered page of a book or the actual number printed on the page. “Low folio” refers to the half of the folio in the front part of the book and “high folio” refers to the half of the folio in the back part of the book.

The foot is the bottom page edges or the bottom of the spine. The term foot is used instead of bottom to prevent confusion on projects calendars where the foot of a page might be at the back and top of the when unfolded and hanging on the wall

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