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t.e.g

Top edge gilt.

Tipped-in

Attached to, but not integral to, the binding of the book. Usually to indicate something that has been added.

French: Tipped-in
German: Beigabe

Title page

The page where the full title, author, and other information appears, usually including the publisher, place of publication, and date

Danish: Titelblad
Dutch: Titelblad, titelpagina
French: Titre
German: Titelblatt
Italian: Frontespizio
Spanish: Página de la portada
Swedish: Titelblad

TLS

Typed letter signed, as opposed to ALS, a handwritten letter signed by the writer.

Tooling

The decoration of leather bindings.

French: Dorures