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date: 23 May 2019

colophon [from Gk κολοφών‎, summit, ‘finishing touch’] 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Author(s):
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

A note or device (sometimes emblematic), placed at the end of a book or manuscript. It may contain the work's title, its scribe's or printer's name, and the date and place of printing; now the publisher's imprint, or logotype, usually found on the book's title page and often on its spine.... ...

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