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back matter

n.
Material, such as an index or appendix, that follows the main body of a book. Also called end matter.
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back matter

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the parts of a book, such as the index and appendices, that follow the main text. Also called: end matter
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back′ mat`ter


n.
the parts of a book that appear after the main text, as bibliography, index, and appendixes.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.back matter - written matter following the main text of a bookback matter - written matter following the main text of a book
matter - written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
addendum, supplement, postscript - textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
index - an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
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Some topics include the Glasgow style, ScotlandAEs Celtic revival, Paisley weaving, Ayrshire needlework, Shetland knitting, the Orkney chair, Scottish pistols, comic book design, automobile design, and designing for renewable energy production.
ELLEN MAZUR THOMSON, Aesthetic Tracts: Innovation in Late-Nineteenth-Century Book Design. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2015.
British Book Design & Production Awards 2016 (BPIF) has announced the winners of the 2016 British Book Design and Production Awards at an awards ceremony held at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge, central London on 10 November 2016.
Unfortunately, the basic book design lesson didn't motivate my students as I'd intended--and as it had motivated me over the summer.
Aspects of Contemporary Book Design considers the craft of book design and tells designers who work with modern technology how to manage specific book design challenges.
The result of 16 years of original research, the book has already received accolades from the Folklore Society and the British Book Design and Production Awards.
This year, Alfred Music Publishing took the top honor for the graphic design of the Audition Repertoire for the Advancing Pianist method series in the categories of "Cover Design Featuring Graphic Elements," "Book Design in Folios" and "Keyboard Music Notesetting." The Led Zeppelin Ultimate Guitar Play-Along and The Michael John La Chiusa Songbook music folios both received the second prize award in the "Book Design Folios" category.
Summary: BEIRUT: Spanish Ambassador Juan Carlos Gafo attended the "Ready to Read: Book Design from Spain" exhibit Wednesday at AUB's Jafet Library.
The Surface of Meaning: Books and Book Design in Canada.
The books follow the same format as Pocket Mountains' walking and cycling guides, which were short-listed for a British Book Design Award.
The annual prize for excellence in book design in the Children's category has gone to Karen Powers, designer of Mixed Beasts by Kenyon Cox, illustrated by Wallace Edwards (Kids Can Press).