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Book

A banker or trader's positions.

Book

1. An informal term for an accounting record such as an income statement. See also: Cook the books.

2. A general term for a record of any sort.

3. See: Subscribe.

book

1. A specialist's information on limit orders to buy and sell the security in which the specialist makes a market. The orders are left by other exchange members who wish to trade at a price that differs from the current market price. The book provides the specialist with an estimate of the demand for and supply of the stock in which he or she is a market maker. Also called specialist's book.
3. An organization's written accounting record.
4. An underwriting syndicate's record of activity for a new security issue.

book

In accounting, to recognize a transaction by recording an entry. For example, a financial institution books a loan when it lends money to a customer.
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He said the craft is dying out, with more people turning to the cheaper X-ray sheet bookbinding.
All in all, the volume is engaging, raises many fascinating questions regarding the use of particular bookbinding materials and techniques that suggest new avenues for study, and lays the groundwork for further studies that would advance or refine Scheper's preliminary typological conclusions.
Norris Bookbinding owner Charles Sproles says that many Bibles are sold with the name "genuine bonded leather." The term is often misleading.
The company says it understands the necessity for specialist attachments for printing and bookbinding machines and has invested significantly in R&D to develop chain which fits most machines, including tent style chain for Heidelberg printing machines.
Henkel has put together a complete product range of Purmelt, Technomelt and Adhesive brand bookbinding adhesives to meet the specific needs of this sector.
The front third of the suite will be used for retail and the back two thirds as studio space, where Bison Bookbinding will make its signature paper products.
She notes the contribution these details make to dating a bookbinding. For example, French fine binders used alum-tawed sewing supports until 1560 (with a few examples as late as 1580), split leather supports during the 1570s through 1590s, and gradually replaced these by cords, particularly after 1580.
Bookbinding retains its ancient mystery and inscrutability.
In 1909, the British bookbinding firm of Sangorski & Sutcliffe was commissioned to re-bind an American edition of FitzGerald's Rubaiyyat.
Assuming it is ratified, India has promised to phase out over nine years 12.5% duties on South Korean exports of dictionaries; encyclopaedias; children's picture, drawing and colouring books; book paper inputs; bookbinding and paper cutting machines; phototype-setting and composing machines; and other printing equipment, such as plate, block, cylinder and lithographic stones prepared for printing.
Broadway, will offer a two-day intermediate bookbinding workshop for artists on Tuesday and Wednesday from 6:30 p.m.
Bookbinding presents a careful, step-by-step approach to case binding, which is the most common style of crafting a full-sized book.