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half title

Pronunciation: /ˈhæfˌtaɪtl; ˈhɑːfˌtaɪtl/

Translation of half title in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (title) titulillo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Each volume has the same spine title and half title.
    • It is a re-issue of the 71-page 2nd edition of 1714, with a different half-title and titlepage, p.71 reset, and the charter added (pp. 73-101).
    1.2 (page) portadilla (feminine), falsa portada (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • It wasn't until I was thumbing through Designing Books: Practice and Theory by Jost Hochuli that the mere existence of the half-title was brought to my attention.
    • Never since have I set eyes on a ‘first’ of Mrs Roche's best-known novel, and on only two ‘firsts’ of Horrid Mysteries; and although it was regrettable that Samuel Whitbread's binders had destroyed half-titles, I soon knew enough of the difficulties of my subject to treasure with gratitude what they had left behind.
    • Anyone who, like myself, has front matter in their books such as title pages, half-titles, copyright and dedication pages, etc. may want to not have their previews generated automatically but instead opt for choosing a page range.

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