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Re: Questions regarding terminology



In watching all this go by, I can't help but observe a simple rule, by powers of
two:

  folio  1 fold  -> 2^1=2  sheets
  4to.   2 folds -> 2^2=4  sheets
  8vo.   3 folds -> 2^3=8  sheets
  16mo.  4 folds -> 2^4=16 sheets
  . . .

and so on, until you have made the Manhattan phone book from a single sheet of
paper.

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