Dedicated to the legacy of Edward Stratemeyer, author & founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate

Frontispiece

The illustration in a book that faces the title page is called a “frontispiece.”  Among book collectors and booksellers, this is often abbreviated to “frontis.”

Often this and other illustrations are printed using a halftone process on clay-coated glossy paper.  They are inserted or “tipped in” at the time of signature gathering or binding.

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