• Half title

    (from German Schmutz mud and Titel – title) is a two-page sheet, inserted before the title, bears the name of the book, epigraph or dedication, and sometimes also publisher’s name. The half title in front of the new chapter can bear the name of the chapter, adornment or illustration. In ancient books half title was used to protect the title page, therefore his name in German.

  • Headpiece

    graphic picture or ornament adornment at the beginning of the book, chapter, part or article.