Quire numbers

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Quire numbers are found on title pages and seem to record (approximately) the number of sheets comprising the finished book. See:

  • David J. Shaw, ‘Use of Printed Quire and Sheet Letters in Sixteenth-Century France’, The Library, 6th series, 17, iv, December 1995, pp. 311–320.
  • — , ‘Quire numbers in books printed by Antoine Aussourd’, The Library, 6th series, 20, no. 4, December 1998, pp. 364–366.

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