8vo


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Noun1.8vo - the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves
size - the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe"
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His first appearance was by a collection of stories in a long series of volumes entitled "Contes deux fois racontees." The titles of some of his more recent works (we quote from memory) are as follows: "Le Voyage Celeste a Chemin de Fer," 3 tom., 1838; "Le nouveau Pere Adam et la nouvelle Mere Eve," 2 tom., 1839; "Roderic; ou le Serpent a l'estomac," 2 tom., 1840; "Le Culte du Feu," a folio volume of ponderous research into the religion and ritual of the old Persian Ghebers, published in 1841; "La Soiree du Chateau en Espagne," 1 tom., 8vo, 1842; and "L'Artiste du Beau; ou le Papillon Mecanique," 5 tom., 4to, 1843.
Generos historicos y sentido historico en estudiantes de 8vo de Educacion Basica>>, Revista Signos.
Correspondencia: Salguero 2044, 8vo piso - Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In most cases, that type of language is merely an exercise in snobbery…as most customers don't have the slightest clue what an '8vo' or a 'conjugal leaf' is.