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  • n. Plural form of colophon.


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  • They added calligraphic comments ( "colophons") on the margins for posterity.

    An Encounter With the Sublime

  • It is full of information on fonts and printing processes, on philologists and collectors, on colophons and entrepreneurs.

    The Bible of Bibliomania

  • HOWARD, TOUCHSTONE, and their colophons are registered trademarks of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

    The Black Madonna

  • Some of the women are mentioned specifically by name: in other cases lines in the colophons and title pages state, as in the case of the famous Proops family of Amsterdam, “Printed by the Widow and Orphans of Jacob (or Joseph) Proops” or “Printed by the Widow and Brothers Romm” in late nineteenth-century Vilna.


  • After Estellina Conat, there were at least fifty-four other Jewish women printers whose names were on colophons or title-pages up to the 1920s and there have been many since.


  • HOWARD, TOUCHSTONE, and colophons are registered trademarks of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

    Gold of Kings

  • In particular as a result of Jorunn Buckley's work on the colophons (lists of copyists) on Mandaean scrolls, many would regard the 3rd century as a relatively firm date by which a number of the Mandaean sources in their original (rather than present) form were composed.

    Studying the Mandaeans: Sources and Questions

  • Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley: One of the relatively few people working in Mandaean studies in the present, Buckley recently published the only book on the scribal colophons on Mandaean manuscripts, relatively neglected evidence regarding not just the history of the Mandaeans but also enabling us to trace them back to perhaps as early as the third or fourth century.

    Women's Wisdom in the Biblioblogosphere

  • If so, there will be a delay as ISBN numbers and colophons are changed, and then an official announcement.

    R. I. P. Impetus Press (UPDATED)

  • It is found in the colophons of Mandaean manuscripts, which not only list the scribes who copied the manuscript, but at times also refer to contemporary events and concerns affecting the Mandaeans in the time and place in which the copying occurred.

    Review of Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley, The Great Stem of Souls


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