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title page

the page at the beginning of a volume that indicates the title, author's or editor's name, and the publication information, usually the publisher and the place and date of publication.
Origin of title page
1605-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • One of the most important parts of the book, from the point of view of decoration, is undoubtedly the title-page.

  • Look at the title-page; you will find Gabriel Harvey's name on it.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • This book, as its title-page states, is made up of selections from the writings of California authors.

  • She noticed, with bitterness, Mr. Wendover's name on the title-page.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Look at my sign, which is represented on the title-page, and you can never be mistaken.

  • The cut for the title-page of Robin Hood is a fair example of its kind.

  • Personally, I extract some sort of a living—a dog's existence—from the sale of books with my name on the title-page.

    Books and Persons Arnold Bennett
  • Embellished with a portrait, title-page, and six other engravings.

    The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7. George Gordon Byron
  • He took it from her hand, and turning the title-page, gave it her again to read the dedication.

    Home Again George MacDonald
  • His shop is his well stuft book, and himself the title-page of it, or index.

    Microcosmography John Earle
British Dictionary definitions for title-page

title page

the page in a book that bears the title, author's name, publisher's imprint, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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