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Glossary Page Q

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Glossary of Book and Ephemera Terms and Abbreviations

 

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quadricolor. printed in four colors.

 

quality paperback. another name for [trade paperback]. This term is used mainly to distinguish such books from [mass market paperbacks].

 

quarter bound / qtr.bd. having a leather spine and cloth or paper [boards]. Compare [three-quarter bound].

 

quarto. 4to. see [size terms].

 

quire. old-fashioned term for [signature].

 

QPB / qpb. quality paperback. Another name for [trade paperback].

 

qtr. quarter.

 


 

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N ~ O ~ PQ ~ R ~ S ~ T ~ U ~ VW ~ XYZ

 


This glossary was written and compiled by Gwen Foss of Alan's Used Books with thanks to the many independent bookdealers of TomFolio.com

 

 

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