fore edge

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Noun1.fore edge - the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
book, volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
part, portion - something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
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The 136 pages are divided into six sections, which are clearly identified on the fore edge and are therefore easily searchable.
The fore edge tabs appear to be more a feature of continental than of English books.