wod – uncut, unopened, untrimmed

uncut.
The top edge of the book has not been cut with a guillotine and the leaves are still attached to each other; generally seen in monographs, offprints and some French titles issued in wraps.

unopened.
Both the top and fore-edges have been left uncut and untrimmed and hence must be opened by the buyer. (no, i don’t have picture do you?) Not to be confused with a deckle edge which is ragged but readable.

untrimmed.
either the top and fore-edges have been left uncut and untrimmed but the pages are accessible. as with a deckle edge.

for reference:
Carter’s ABC of bookselling
Glaister’s Encyclopedia of the Book

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