Title page

Every book has a title page. It is comprised of a few bits of information, just like a printed book: the book title and subtitle, the author’s name, and a publisher’s name if there is one.

// Title page
$T His Last Bow
$ST A Reminiscence of Sherlock Holmes
$A Arthur Conan Doyle
$P John Murray Publishers, London, England
$PB

This would look something like this.

His Last Bow

A Reminiscence of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

 
John Murray Publishers, London, England

The information can be added in any order; the author’s name could appear first, for instance.

About the title page

The title page is unique, and is typically placed at the beginning of the book. It should only contain the basic information needed to identify the title, sub title, author and publisher. Any of the tags can be omitted or repeated. For example, there may be more than one author.

The title page can also use regular paragraphs of text, for example to add copyright information or publishing dates. Only the title, sub title, author name and publisher need to be identified with special tags.

The title page is the first page added to the manuscript. See below for links to information about the simple tags used.

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