Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

 Previous item  Up One Level Next item

title

1. The inscription printed on the title page of a book or other publication, and usually intended to describe the contents of the publication. Tn its broadest use, it includes the sub-title, alternative title, or associated descriptive matter, but not the author and/or editor, translator, etc., unless the name forms a grammatically inseparable part of the title. See also: BINDER'S TITLE ; COVER TITLE (1) . 2. In hand binding, usually the space or panel between the first two raised bands (from the head) on the spine of a book, on which the title is lettered. (156 , 183 , 241 )




[Search all CoOL documents]


URL: http://cool.conservation-us.org/don/dt/dt3530.html
Timestamp: Saturday, 19-Nov-2011 13:18:45 PST
Retrieved: Tuesday, 21-Nov-2017 13:46:58 GMT