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Depending on demand, any number of printings can be made from a setting of type For example, a first printing might consist of copies, followed by a second printing of copies; in which case the book would have a first edition, first printing of copies, and a first edition, second printing of copies. Engraving Illustration produced by carving lines into a metal plate. The image is then transferred by pressing thick dampened paper against the metal plate with great force—requiring engravings to be printed on a separate stock and separate press from any text.

Errata List of mistakes and corrections noted after printing, often compiled on a separate sheet or slip and inserted into the text block.

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Incunable From the cradle of printing, i. Issue A group of books issued by the publisher as a discrete unit.

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The process allowed illustrations to more closely resemble the original drawings, paintings or sketches, as it gave the lithographer a freedom of line impossible to achieve in earlier intaglio and relief processes. It does not require the same sort of pressure as an engraving to transfer the image, but still has to be printed on separate stock from the text Marginalia Handwritten notes made in the margins by a previous owner.

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He climbed steep rocks like a cat and trotted for long, dreary hours across arid stretches without even mentioning a drink of water. Traven prefers to keep his private life to himself and to speak to his readers only through his work.

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