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Roman numerals

Roman Numerals
I1
II2
IV4
V5
VI6
IX9
X10
XI11
XIV14
XV15
XVI16
XXX30
XL40
L50
LX60
LXX70
LXXX80
XC90
C100
CC200
CCC300
CD400
D500
DC600
DCC700
DCCC800
CM900
M1000
MM2000
V5000
X10,000
C100,000
M1,000,000
Book Sizes By Height
64mo - up to 3"16mo - 6" to 7"4to - 10" to 12"
32mo - 3" to 4"12mo - 7" to 8"folio - 12" to 15"
24mo - 4" to 5"8vo - 8" to 10"elephant folio - >15"
Abbreviations
add'l
additional
ex-libris
bookplate present
plt(s)
plate(s)
aeg
all edges guilt
facs
facsimile
pg/pp
pages(s)
adv
advance
fep
free end paper, front end paper, front free end paper, flyleaf
port(s)
portrait(s)
als
autograph letter, signed
fig(s)
figure(s)
promo
promotional
assoc
association
fldg
folding, fold-out, folded
pseud
pseudonym
bd(s)
board(s)
fr
front
ptd
printed
bkpl(s)
bookplates
frontis
frontispiece
ptg
printing
brn
brown
grn
green
ptr
printer
b/w
black and white
hb
hardback, hardcover
pub's
publisher's
ca
circa
hist
historical
rev
revised, reviser
cat(s)
catalog(s)
illus
illustration(s), illustrated, illustrator
rev copy
review copy
cent
century
imp
impression
rep
rear end paper, rear free end paper
cl
cloth
incl
included, including
rt
right
comp
compiler, complimentary
inscrip
non-authorial inscription
rmdr mk
remainder mark
contemp
contemporary
lib
library
rpt
reprint
cvr(s)
cover(s)
litho
lithograph, lithographic
rptd
reprinted
cvrd
covered
lg
large
sig(s)
non-authorial signature(s); signatures(s) (gathering of book pages)
dbl
double
ll
leaves
sl
slight, slightly, minor, marginally
dec
decorative, decorated
ltd
limited
sm
small
diag(s)
diagram(s)
lt
light, lightly, moderately
soc
society
dj
dust jacket, dust wrapper
mk(s)
mark(s), marking(s)
subs
subscription
dk
dark
mkd
marked
supp
supplement
dknd
darkened
mod
modern
teg
top edge guilt
dkng
darkening
ms
manuscript
tls
typed letter, signed
dup
duplicate
mtd
mounted
tp
title page
dwgs
drawings
n.d.
no date
trans
translated, translator, translation
eds(s)
editor(s), edited by, edition(s)
n.p.
no place, no publisher
univ
university
emb
embossed
NF
near fine
unptd
unprinted
engr(s)
engraving(s), engraved
o/w
other wise
VF
very fine
enlgd
enlarged
orig
original
VG
very good
ep(s)
endpaper(s)
pb
paperback
vol(s)
volume(s)
esp
especially
perf
perforated
w/
with
et al
and others
pict
pictorial
w/o
without
ex-lib
ex-library
prelims
preliminary pages

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