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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The page of a book which contains it title.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The preliminary page of a book, or of a written or printed work of any kind, which contains its full title and particulars as to its authorship, publication, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a page of a book displaying the title and author and publisher

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Examples

  • He turned to the title-page ... yes, he had written other books; well, he would go to the free library the first thing in the morning and try to get hold of some of Swinburne's stuff.

    Chapter 1

  • Del thrust the book into his hands, opened at the yellow title-page.

    CHAPTER 28

  • The title-page spread lists five writers, eight pencillers, six inkers, four letterers, and four colorists, one of them "Studio F."

    Comics Publishers Don’t Make It Easy for Cataloguers

  • My father looked carelessly at the title-page of my book, and said, Ah! Cornelius Agrippa.

    Chapter 2

  • … The title-page should be the first in the report you write.

    How to Write a Report: Writing Reports « Articles « Literacy News

  • My father looked carelessly at the title-page of my book, and said, Ah! Cornelius

    Chapter 1

  • The tissue guard shows some age-related tanning, with slight offsetting to the title-page light tanning to endpapers, half-title, page edges; light wear to the spine ends, light wear to the title label, a small buckle to the cloth on the upper left of the back cover, some light fading, tanning to the spine and cover margins.

    2009 November 11 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Strangely I came across a copy of The Gathering Storm, title-page signed by Jordan himself, perhaps from beyond the grave, in the possession of my grey-haired old mother.

    Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time 11: Knife of Dreams (2005)

  • The Publishers undertake that the name of the Author shall appear on the title-page and on the cover or binding and jacket of every copy produced and that the following copyright notice shall be printed in every copy of the Work:

    How to read a publishing contract (7)

  • There have been numerous such attempts: Peter Ackroyd's The Death of King Arthur is one that's self-confessedly "loose" but confusingly billed on the title-page as a "retelling" – was the editor in?

    The Death of King Arthur by Peter Ackroyd – review

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