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What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
Term english
Preliminary pages (prelims)
Definition english
The first pages of the book that appear before the text begins.
Term french
Pages préliminaires
Term german
Definition german
Die dem Buchtext vorangehenden Teile (Schmutztitel, Titelblatt, Privileg, Vorwort, Geleitwort, Inhaltsverzeichnis usw.) bezeichnet man als Titelei.
Tax category