Definition of Half title

1. Noun. A first page of some books displaying only the title of the book.

Exact synonyms: Bastard Title
Generic synonyms: Page

Definition of Half title

1. Noun. see half-title ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Half Title

half sister-in-law
half sisters
half sisters-in-law
half snipe
half sole
half sovereign
half sovereigns
half space
half spaces
half stack
half staff
half step
half steps
half time
half times
half title (current term)
half track
half viaduct
half virgins
half volley
half wish

Literary usage of Half title

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1900)
"1 — Half-title, with "Cet ouvrage se trouve" on verso, 1 leaf; title, ... 11 — Half-title, verso blank, 1 leaf; title, verso blank, 1 leaf i text, pp. ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1903)
"[523] [half title] Journal of the Votes | [April 13 to 16, 1737. ... [half title} A Journal of the Votes and Proceed- | ings of the General Assembly of His ..."

3. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1898)
"With the half-title. Small 41o, half bound. Chase and Dale sale, Libbie's, ... (2332) $130.00 Previous records ; where known to have had the half-title, ..."

4. Early American Poetry: A Compilation of the Titles of Volumes of Verse and by Oscar Wegelin (1907)
"[verso of half title.] London: | Printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor, Shoe Lane.] [Regular title. ..."

5. Catalog Rules: Author and Title Entries by James Christian Meinich Hanson, American Library Association, Library Association (1908)
"(Eclectic, 264-269) The words "Half-title," "On cover," etc. may be omitted on written ... 8) not (Half-title: Complete works of William Wordsworth, v. ..."

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