Origin of half title
Examples from the Web for half-title
The same as III of the first edition preceding, except that the half-title is misbound after the title.
Transcriptions of ads from the verso of the cover and the verso of the half-title page follow.Paper-bag Cookery|Vera Serkoff
Between a tenant that hath by custom a half-title to his easier rent, and one that hath not.A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)|Richard Baxter
The title-page and the half-title, when found to be out of square, should nearly always be put straight.Bookbinding, and the Care of Books|Douglas Cockerell
Half-title of "Essay on Criticism," written 1709, T1 (verso blank).