Do you know the parts of a book?

13 Sep 2015 5:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

By Ted Witt

FRONT MATTER

  • ·       Half Title Page (Recto)
  • ·       Blank (Verso)
  • ·       Full Title Page (Recto)
  • ·       Copyright Page (Verso)
  • ·       Dedication (Recto)
  • ·       Epigraph or Quotation (Verso)
  • ·       Table of Contents (Recto)
  • ·       Table of Illustrations (Verso)
  • ·       List of Any Other  Tables and Charts, if any (Recto)
  • ·       Forward by Someone Other than Author (Recto)
  • ·       Preface by Author (Recto)
  • ·       Acknowledgments (preferred spelling without the extra “e” (Recto)
  • ·       Introduction (Recto)

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  • ·       Prologue (Recto)
  • ·       Part Heading (Verso or Recto)
  • ·       Chapters (Starting Recto)
  • ·       Subheaders or Scene Breaks
  • ·       Epilogues (Recto)
  • ·       Illustrations (At Designer’s Choice: Inline, Post Chapter, or Grouped)

BACKMATTER

  • ·       Acknowledgments (If not placed in frontmatter)
  • ·       Appendix (Recto)
  • ·       Second and Any Other Appendices (Each Recto)
  • ·       Chronology (Recto)
  • ·       Abbreviations (Recto)
  • ·       Notes (Recto)
  • ·       Glossary (Recto)
  • ·       Bibliography (Recto)
  • ·       Contributors (Recto)
  • ·       Illustration or Photography Credits (Recto)
  • ·       Index (Recto)

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Adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition

Recto = Right-Side Page, Verso = Left-side Page

Single blank verso page is acceptable, but not two in a row; no blank recto pages, unless at the very page of the book


 
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