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When you can immediately diagnose a book’s “special pain” without even having to open it first. 

Somebody was overly “helpful” with the hinge tape application on this poor baby. Over time it dries, and becomes stiff, which restricts the “drape” of the paper, and causes it to crack along the edges of the hardened tape. Hence, why you get this zig-zag action happening on the front cover.