colophon colophon

Definition(s):

  • (n) a publisher's emblem printed in a book (usually on the title page)

Quotes

  • As Geoff Dyer pointed out in his hilarious Out of Sheer Rage (Abacus, 1997) "a photograph of a writer is not really a photograph of a person but an emblem - a colophon - of the works published under his or her name. Out of Sheer Rage has not writing...
    on May 11, 2009 By: Geoff Dyer Source: The Times

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