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Duodecimo (Literary Term)

Duodecimo Details:
  • Small size of book.
  • The size of the book pages are 5 x 7 3/4 inches (18.7 x 12.7 cm).
  • Sometimes called twelvemo.
  • Abbreviated as 12mo.
  • The page size results from folding a standard printer's sheet of paper into 12 leaves (= 24 pages).
  • Duodecimos have traditionally been the format of choice for popular writing.
  • A modern popular paperback is around this size.

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