Noun(1) the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves
(1) Folded one more time, the sheet produces a book-sized format call an octavo .(2) Most basically, these texts were small, usually octavo publications of between 100 and 300 pages, bursting with short poems in English by three or more authors.(3) This title derives from the first text of the play, published in octavo (small-format book) in 1595.(4) Faulkner's monument is the edition of Swift's Works issued in twenty octavo volumes in 1772.(5) John Woodhouse did at least 72 of the 150 paintings for the imperial folio edition and 5 additional plates for the octavo edition.(6) foolscap octavo(7) three octavo volumes(8) It was much easier to read and was available in octavo form and could be effortlessly held in the hand easily.(9) The first number of the Boston Journal of Natural History appeared in 1834 and continued through seven octavo volumes until it was declared complete in 1863.(10) The five volumes consisted of an octavo of 786 pages of descriptive matter and four imperial folios containing 213 plates.
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