Definition of title page in US English:

title page


  • A page at the beginning of a book giving its title, the names of the author and publisher, and other publication information.

    • ‘Inscrutably, she changes the name on the title page to her own, sends it off to a publisher, and then goes on holiday with her best mate Lanna.’
    • ‘He authored many works whose radical ideas had to be published in Holland without his name on the title page.’
    • ‘It is strange that a different publisher used the same title page, but the text is not distinguishable from the 1865 edition.’
    • ‘But soon the student contributed new ideas to such an extent and changed the presentation so fundamentally that it would be more justifiable to omit on the title page the name of the original author than his.’
    • ‘Around 1514 he distributed a little book, not printed but hand written, to a few of his friends who knew that he was the author even though no author is named on the title page.’
    • ‘It's there, on the cover and the title page and the copyright page, but their eyes just glide over it.’
    • ‘The title page wasn't a title page, but just an illustration, vivid and beautifully drawn.’
    • ‘However, the title page did list the names of the book's sellers, William Rogers and Clarke Brown, as well as that of the printer, Samuel Hall.’
    • ‘The title page of the book has its name printed in upper case, as was the fashion at the time, but it is an achievement worth capital letters.’
    • ‘The description on a title page of an author or composer as ‘deceased’ will provide a terminus ante quem, or date before which publication cannot have taken place.’
    • ‘On the title page, the publisher's own name is misspelled.’
    • ‘And now the book is published, and my name's on the title page and everything!’
    • ‘On its title page, the book prints a number pattern ‘discovered’ much later by Blaise Pascal and since known as Pascal's Triangle.’
    • ‘He dedicated his 3rd symphony to Napolean although he later angrily erased his name from the title page upon discovering that Napolean had declared himself an Emperor.’
    • ‘For some reason I turned to the title page of the book.’
    • ‘Venus and Adonis is furthermore a key text because it is, of course, the first that was published with Shakespeare's name on the title page.’
    • ‘You've decided not to put your name on this book or on the title page.’
    • ‘He is named in the colophon as one of the publishers and Isaac is named on the title page as the printer.’
    • ‘His name appears on the title page of the first edition and below it the date it actually appeared, 1687.’
    • ‘By the sixth and last volume, the list of contributors on the title page swelled to 39 names.’


title page

/ˈtīdl ˌpāj//ˈtaɪdl ˌpeɪdʒ/