Although originally destined to be a schoolteacher, at 14 he was sent to the printers Woodfall & Kinder in London as a reading boy; after two years he was apprenticed to the compositor's trade. While fitting a publication to an even working is not normally an author's. Many of them are shared to some degree with other publications and documents. sometimes ending with a blank verso (left-hand page) if the text is one page in length orfinisheson a recto. the more important of the prelim sections start on a new recto (right-hand page). Publishers try to keep prelims to a minimum: paperbacks and children's books generally have fewer preliminary pages than hardbacks and monographs. As such they form part of the binding rather than the text. By the age of 26 he had risen to be manager of the business, and by 1866 he had moved to take charge of the London branch of the Edinburgh-based Ballantyne Press. Assuming sections of standard length and no page restrictions. The decision is based on what preliminary matter is to be included in a given work.) Where space permits it is safest to put any dedication or epigraph on a new recto with a blank verso.
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Consider colophon which is "a publisher's emblem, device or imprint". --Susan Elkin Horace Hart: Controller of the Universe Horace Henry Hart was Printer to the University (a post also titled Controller of the University Press) between 18. n'y ayant fourni du mien que lefiletà les lier. Each of these is in turn composed of certain items. for example—may actually demand setting the dedication on the half-title verso. list of tables list of abbreviations list of symbols list of (or notes on) contributors epigraph introduction (new page) (new page) (new page) (new page) (new page) (new page) (new page) (new page) (new recto) . so a hardcover book issued in simultaneous or subsequent softcover will lose this feature. A colour halftone must always be tipped in unless the entire work is printed on paper suitable for colour images. this page is then tipped in—fixed to a page by a strip of paste along the inner vertical edge—during printing.
He was born at Sudbury, Suffolk, in 1840, son of a shoemaker. to be on the safe side: a 256-page book is perfect. the following order of preliminary matter may be recommended: series title publisher's announcements half-title frontispiece title page title page verso dedication foreword preface acknowledgements contents (new recto) (verso) (new recto) (new verso) (new recto) (verso) (new page) (new recto) (new recto) (new page) (new recto) table of cases table of statutes list of illustrations. how long each section is (often—but not always—equated with how important it is).2 T h e parts of a book | CHAPTER 1 body of the main text—as in the case where a book is divided into parts.
The following items have changed in the HT 2016 edition: Thanks to everyone who has given us feedback. customarily because it is an important image representative of the whole of the work (such as a portrait. Some books incorporate the half-title verso into a double-page spread design for the title page.
This immensely detailed and eclectic second edition of The Oxford Guide to Style is a descendant of Hart's Rules for Compositors and Readers, first published in 1893. a halftone (photo) frontispiece may need to be printed on glossy art paper to reproduce the image properly. This is because libraries often conceal or obscure endpapers by fastening labels or dust jackets to them.
Inevitably the strict tone now nods a little more than it used to towards description of a changing language and has shifted slightly away from the unadulterated prescription of rights and wrongs. It is usually paginated in lower-case roman numerals rather than arabic numbers. This chapter explains some of the distinctions between these items. All frontispieces not entailing special paper are printed on the same kind of paper as the text. Afrontispieceshould not be set landscape (turned on the page). although it can hold publisher's announcements.