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Publication numberUS200762 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 26, 1878
Filing dateJan 30, 1878
Publication numberUS 200762 A, US 200762A, US-A-200762, US200762 A, US200762A
InventorsJames W. H. Eeisinger
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Improvement in books and covers
US 200762 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)

J. W. H. REISINGER.

Book and Cover.

No. 200,762. Patented Feb. 26, I878.

INVENTOR rLPErERs, PHOTU-LITNDGRAPHtR WASH NGTON u C I PATENT JAMES w. H. R Is Nenii, or MEADVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA.

I f; flIV IiPROV E MENT.IN BOOKS AND COVERS.

' Specificationforming part of Letters Patent No. 200,762, dated February 26, 1878; application filed A A January 30, 1878.

invented a new and useful Improvement in Methods of Book-Binding for Blank-Books.

The improvement is fully set-forth in the following specification, reference being had-to the accompanying drawings.

My invention relates to an lmprovement in l blank-books,diaries,'blotters, and other books which it is desirable to preserve when filled;

j and consists, principally, in providing a back I for the leaves, and also a detachable coveror binding, which maybe removed at will, and

applied to another when the blanks are lilled -or exhausted.

Figurel represents my cover or binding,

which is constructed in the ordinary manner,

except that Within the back, and parallel with it, is extended a metallic strip, turned up at each end' in the shape of a hook, and form ing a clasp for holding the leaves within the cover. i This clasp is covered, except the hooks at the ends. Figs; 12 l and atthe back by astrip, of metal, gutta-percha, or other suitable material, asshown in Fig. 4, and which is securely attached by glue or other" adhesive substance, as shown in Fig. 5; or

this back may have side flanges, as shown in Figs. 2 an forming a clamp," In the latter 5 represent the blank-book, l whichisformed by uniting the'leaves firmly case the leaves are placed within the clamp, and the flanges forced down upon them by means of a hammer, vise, or other mechanical device, thus holding them firmly together. The ends H of this back are made to project beyond the leaves, as shown in Figs. 2, 3, 4, and5, and form a shoulder, which fits into the hooks F of the clasp E, thereby uniting the book and covers.

I am aware that removable covers or bindings for books have been heretofore used, and I therefore do not claim such, broadly; but

What I claim, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is-

1. The cover A B D, having the metal clasp E, provided with flanges F F, bent inwardly from its ends, in combination with the book or tablet K, having a back-piece, the ends of whichproject from the book or tablet, all substantially as shown, described, and for the purpose specified.

2. The leaves or tablet K, secured to the back-piece. byi glue or other adhesive substance, the ends of said back-piece projecting from the sides of the tablet, whereby the latter is adapted for attachment to the covers A B D, substantially as shown, described, and for the purpose set forth.

JAMES w. H. RnIsiNeER.

Witnesses: A. B. RICHMOND,

GEO. W. ADAMS.

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US2616726 *Aug 30, 1948Nov 4, 1952Wilson Jones CoHandy memo
Classifications
Cooperative ClassificationB42D5/005