Glossary of Book Terms

U

Uncut:
If the pages of a completed book are not shaved down to a uniform surface, they are called uncut.

 

Glossary of Book Terms - u

Underlining:
The text present in the book is underlined to draw attention to the underlined text. See highlighting.

 

Unopened:
An unopened book has its leaves joined together without them being split apart.

 

Unpaginated (unpag):
The pages of the book are not numbered, even though all the signatures are designated with letters.

 

Unsophisticated:
Unrestored book that is present in its original condition. It may be damaged sometimes.