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 +====== Imperfections ======
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 +//Books//. — In gathering books, when one sheet is off, the surplus of the other sheets is called Imperfections. — //​M//​. ​
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 +We now call this surplus the //​[[w:​waste|Waste]]//:​ and after the work is delivered, or is in a state of delivery, and the bookbinder, or any person in whose possession the book may be, discovers that a sheet, or part of a sheet, or a plate, or any part whatever, is wanting, to make the book complete, he applies for them; or he may apply to change a sheet that is either dirty or torn. These deficiencies,​ or defects, are now termed Imperfections. //See// [[w:​waste|Waste]]. ​
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 +//​Letters//​. — When the founder has not cast a proportionable number of each sort of letter, the wanting letters are called Imperfections,​ as making the rest of the fount imperfect. //See// [[s:​sorts|Sorts]]. — //​M//​. ​
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