half-title

half-title

n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the short title of a book as printed on the right-hand page preceding the title page
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a title on a separate page preceding a section of a book
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The half-title page has no type, but its small, softly edged picture of a few trees in a wintry landscape, their shadows stretching to the right lower edge, draws us deeper into the cover's snowy woods.
The signature is on the blank half-title page, rather than the title page or frontispiece, which is where valuers would expect to see an autograph.
On the verso of the half-title page is a photographic reproduction of Thompson's "Map of the North West Territory of the Province of Canada" from Archives of Ontario, and, following the index, there are photographic reproductions of five sections of the National Archives of London copy of the same map; the sections are keyed to a map showing from which part of the whole they are taken--although Moreau does not explain why he chose these sections.
The expression 'broken heart' in the half-title is a nod to Joseph Conrad, who set his vastly important Heart of Darkness in the Congo.
The 1993 edition makes only one allusion to its predecessor (a terse statement at the foot of the half-title page to the effect that it "supersedes the 1972 edition"), as though that former volume - which currently resides in virtually all reputable research libraries - barely existed.
Edison Collection of Thoreau MacDonald, and has a hand-written note on the half-title page, as follows: 'designs by J.
BAKERSFIELD - From a playoff-qualifying standpoint, what the JetHawks do on the field has virtually no impact on their chances, thanks to a two-tier system based on half-titles and wild cards based on overall records.