title page


Definition of title page

: a page of a book bearing the title and usually the names of the author and publisher and the place and sometimes date of publication

Examples of title page in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This second full novel comes with its own title page, dedication, author’s bio and compilation of vacuously favorable endorsements destined to make a book reviewer feel a little sheepish. New York Times, "One Whodunit Nests Inside Another in ‘Moonflower Murders’," 2 Dec. 2020 On the Origin of Species, title page of the 1859 first edition. National Geographic, "Darwin's first—and only—trip around the world began a scientific revolution," 11 June 2020 And, thanks to Scott’s North Carolina upbringing, one of the most popular and trusted cookbooks in the country has a Southern author on the title page. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Irma S. Rombauer's Great-Grandson and His Southern Wife Update Joy of Cooking for a New Generation," 11 Nov. 2019 However, as of Thursday evening, Netflix had removed the special’s title page from their website and platform, with an error page now in its place. Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, "Netflix Puts John Crist's Comedy Special on Hold Following Sexual Misconduct Accusations," 8 Nov. 2019 Nondescript marbled cardboard covers and a title page in cursive handwriting announce Specimens of the Plants & Fruits of the Island of Cuba by Mrs. A.K. Wollstonecraft. Robert Clark, National Geographic, "'Lost' book of exquisite scientific drawings rediscovered after 190 years," 22 Apr. 2019 The title page of the French edition advertises it as a récit—a tale or an account—as distinct from a roman, a novel. James Campbell, WSJ, "‘The Order of the Day’ Review: When Adolf Came," 27 Sep. 2018 When the organization that submitted Cleveland’s bid was ordered by a court to release a version publicly, most of the key pages had redactions making the bid difficult to analyze, including the title page and table of contents. Nathan M. Jensen, WSJ, "The Amazon HQ2 Fiasco Was No Outlier," 14 Dec. 2018 While Rosie and Daniel haven't been seen on set yet, Chloë posted a photo on her Instagram sharing the title page of the script with the same name. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Everything You Need to Know About Selena Gomez's New Movie "The Dead Don't Die"," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of title page

1592, in the meaning defined above

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“Title page.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/title%20page. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of title page

: a page in the front of a book that includes the book's title

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