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Gilt tops.

Books usually on hand-made paper are sometimes bound with the top edge* cut and gilt, thus preventing them being soiled by the dust that would otherwise collect if they were left rough.

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Entry taken from Printers' Vocabulary, by Charles Thomas Jacobi, 1888.

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G. H.
G. I.
Gill’s machine.
Gilt edges.
Gilt tops.
Girth wheel.
Glazed boards.
Gloss inks.
G. M.