The edge of a book, opposite the spine.
The edge of a book, opposite the spine. The fore edge is sometimes gauffered or carries painted decoration or images (fore-edge painting) or labelling for shelving purposes.
- Arabic:مقّدّم (الكتاب)
- Italian:Taglio davanti; Taglio concavo; Taglio anteriore; Gola
- Portuguese:frente; goteira; dianteira
Michelle Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).