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  Glossary of Book Terms
Book Sizes
      Folio -  A book that is up to 15" tall.
        4to -  A book that is up to 13" tall. See Quarto in glossary.
       8vo -  A book that is up to 9 " tall. See Octavo.
      12mo - A book that is up to 7 " tall. See Duodecimo.
      16mo - A book that is up to 6 " tall. See Sextodecimo.
      24mo - A book that is up to 5 " tall.
      32mo - A book that is up to 5" tall.
      48mo - A book that is up to 4" tall.
      64mo - A book that is up to 3" tall.
      Elephant Folio - A book that is up to 23" tall.
      Atlas Folio - A book that is up to 25" tall.
      
Double Elephant Folio - A book that is up to 50" tall.


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