recased

What is recased?

recased meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A book block that has come loose in, or fallen out of, its case or cover and been reglued into it. The procedure usually requires new endpapers but not resewing. Click here to see recasing illustrated, courtesy of the University of Illinois Library. The term is also used for a book rebound in a case taken from another copy of the same title or in an entirely new case. Compare with rebinding and recover.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO