A final word of praise is due the excellent group photograph of the Woodbees which forms the frontispiece of the magazine.
The frontispiece illustration has been moved to follow the title page.
Still, up to this day, the fixture of a nose upon the puppet-hero's frontispiece has not been attempted.
Is there a frontispiece to it of "Raine poring over his own book?"
First edition, on large paper, with frontispiece by M. Van der Gucht.
The frontispiece to this book gives me extraordinary pleasure.
Lately published, with a frontispiece, and thirty other Engravings, price 5s.
This edition also contained as a frontispiece a portrait of the Queen.
The falling body of a man in the frontispiece is a remarkable drawing.
Must I be torn from hence and thrown With frontispiece and colophon!
1590s, "decorated entrance of a building," from Middle French frontispice, probably from Italian frontespizio and Late Latin frontispicium "facade," originally "a view of the forehead, judgment of character through facial features," from Latin frons (genitive frontis) "forehead" (see front (n.)) + specere "to look at" (see scope (n.1)). Sense of "illustration facing a book's title page" first recorded 1680s. The spelling alteration is apparently from confusion with piece.