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

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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 Autobiographies are often vanity projects, but there’s a sensible modesty to this book, whose title page lists Waters as author with Cristina Mueller and Bob Carrau. Bill Daley, chicagotribune.com, "Alice Waters comes to her senses in fine memoir," 31 Aug. 2017 Though giving credit to the co-author is becoming increasingly common—if not on the cover than on the title page—there are plenty of reasons people opt for ghostwriters instead. Katherine Martinelli, Bon Appetit, "What It's Like to Be a Cookbook Ghostwriter," 10 Jan. 2017 That meant not just scanning the covers and title pages, but the spines and all interior pages of the books—all while preventing further damage to these century-old objects, Buffenstein reports. Danny Lewis, Smithsonian, "One of the World’s Largest Dada Collections Can Now Be Viewed Online," 3 Jan. 2017 The next book De Simone showed me was Jefferson's own copy of the Federalist Papers, a first edition given to him by Elizabeth Hamilton, wife of his enemy Alexander Hamilton, with her name written in delicate script on the title page. Jorge Dionis, Town & Country, "Turn Up the Volumes," 6 Dec. 2013

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1594, in the meaning defined above

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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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