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also end paper  (ĕnd′pā′pər)
Either of two folded sheets of heavy paper having one half pasted to the inside front or back cover of a book and the other half pasted to the base of the first or last page. Also called end leaf.
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) either of two leaves at the front and back of a book pasted to the inside of the board covers and the first leaf of the book to secure the binding
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or end′ pa`per,

a sheet of paper folded vertically once to form two leaves, one of which is pasted flat to the inside of the front or back cover of a book, with the other pasted to the inside edge of the first or last page to form a flyleaf. Also called end′ sheet`.
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Endpaper: This month marks the end of the yearlong commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Richard Rodgers, who has been celebrated with revivals, concerts, books, documentaries, and a nationwide series of choreographic tributes.
More than 200 precise line drawings, supported by numerous photographs clarify a series of endpaper preparations, binding styles, sewing techniques and finishing processes.
Recently I came across something I scribbled on the endpaper of an exhibition catalogue in 1979.
The endpaper collage gives the reader a sense of colour, shape, size, and texture of the tickets, embossed stamps, and tooled names.