Case binding is a general term for the process of constructing a hard cover book in two parts: the text block and the case or cover. The major point of attachment between the text block and the cover is the crash cloth that covers the spine of the text block and is glued to the cover boards. The text block is usually attached to the case so that it sits approximately l/8 – 3/16 above a bookshelf. This means that gravity is constantly pulling…