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In german we call it »Schnittverzierungen«. There are different kinds of them, the most common one is »Farbschnitt«, where all sides are colored.

Here are some examples:

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»Goldschnitt« with ornaments

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You could speak of edge painting or fore-edge painting, or gilt-edged for the golden variant.

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    The gilt edges here are also goffered. (Likely from gaufré; loosely "waffled", though the waffle is named for the pattern, not the other way around.) – Stan Rogers Nov 23 '15 at 15:14

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