The presence of the dedicatee's arms on the title page
suggests that these exemplars had a different purpose as presentation copies and may have been directly delivered to the duke.
Printed at the press of Giovanni di Gara, the title page
also makes mention of Giovanni and Alvise Bragadin and has the latter's device, three crowns, reflecting a period when the two print shops collaborated.
In one stroke of luck, however, on the first leaf of the missigned gathering, both the Johns Hopkins University copy with the 1687 title page
and my copy with the 1689 title page
reveal a distinctive portion of what appears to be the same watermark, three touching circles below a shieldlike shape.
28) While this may be true for the form of the texts, very few fictional texts in the late seventeenth century advertise themselves as being composed of letters: just eighteen new works of fiction in forty years from 1660 to 1700 have the term on the title page
This model of editing uncontaminated by the market is, however, unsustainable for Shakespeare publishing: as scholars, our investment in the "new" is, as on those early modern title pages
, always entrepreneurial; and as readers, it is always possessive and consumerist.
46) The title page
of the Wesleyan Printing Establishment's 1860 Jones publication reflects these economic realities.
However, it was known that the volume was purchased lacking the title page
, as this is noted in the Library's Accessions Register and also in pencil in Italian on the end-page of the volume where the contents are collated.
The analysis will focus on an ornamental border on the book's title page
The title page
should include the running head and page number in the upper right-hand corner, a title that is centered in the upper haft of the page (double-space the title if it is two or more lines), and the names of authors, in the order of their contributions, starting one double-spaced line below the title with the institutional affiliation centered under the author's name.
a hodge podge' although this subtitle does not appear on the title page
Late in life, he published his many diary entries relating to the two thousand or more fugitives who, according to the title page
of Reminiscences, gained their freedom through his instrumentality.
However, this map appeared as recently as 1908, at the centre of the title page
of a work called the Harmsworth Universal Atlas and Gazetteer.