Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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D

The Roman equivalent of 500, although the symbol probably was not used by the Romans themselves. The Roman symbol for 1,000 was Cl, and early printers designated 500 as I , which later became D. See also: ROMAN NUMERALS .




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