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ID: 300265440
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300265440

 

Record Type: concept
octavo (<size for book formats>, <size/dimensions by specific type>, ... Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Book format that results from folding a sheet of paper with three right angle folds, producing a leaf one-eighth the size of the original sheet, and creating 16 pages. The resulting untrimmed page size would be 12 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. The term itself is frequently coupled with a paper size.
 
Terms:
octavo (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
octavo (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
octavo (Spanish-P,D,U,U)
8vo (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
八開本 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
bā kāi běn (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
ba kai ben (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
pa k'ai pen (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
in octavo (C,U,French,UF,U,U)
in ottavo (C,U,Italian-P,D,U,U)
volume in ottavo (C,U,Italian,UF,U,U)
octavus (C,U,Latin,UF,U,U)
in-octavo (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  D.DC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Physical Attributes Facet
Physical Attributes Facet
Hierarchy of Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name)
.... Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <attributes and properties by specific type>
........ <attributes and properties by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of form attributes
............ form attributes (G)
Hierarchy of size/dimensions
................ size/dimensions (G)
Hierarchy of <size/dimensions by specific type>
.................... <size/dimensions by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <size for book formats>
........................ <size for book formats> (G)
Hierarchy of octavo
............................ octavo (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 將一張紙直角對摺三次之後產生的書籍規格,是原來紙張尺寸的8分之一開,同時造成16個頁面。未切邊的頁面尺寸大約為12 ½ x 9 ½ 英吋。此詞彙常見於紙張尺寸相關之用語。 
Dutch ..... Boekformaat dat resulteert nadat een vel papier drie keer is gevouwen. Er ontstaat dan een blad dat een achtste van het formaat van het oorspronkelijke vel heeft, met 16 pagina's. De resulterende paginagrootte (zonder bijsnijden) wordt dan 318 x 241 mm. De term zelf wordt vaak gebruikt in verband met een papierformaat. 
Spanish ..... Formato de libro que resulta de doblar una hoja de papel con tres ángulos rectos, produciendo una hoja del tamaño de un octavo de la dimensión original y creando 16 páginas. El resultado de las páginas sin cortar darían 12 1/2 por 9 1/12 pulgadas. Este término se asocia frecuentemente con tamaño de papel. 

Sources and Contributors:
八開本............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  智慧藏百科全書網 January 31, 2012
8vo............  [VP]
...........  Roberts and Etherington, Bookbinding and Conservation (1982) 179
ba kai ben............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
bā kāi běn............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
in octavo............  [VP]
....................  Brewer, Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1894)
....................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 16 June 2005
in-octavo............  [CDBP-SNPC]
....................  Vives, Guía para la identificacion de grabados (2003) 299
in ottavo............  [VP]
....................  Brewer, Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1894)
octavo............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  de la Mota, Diccionario de la Comunicación (1988) 828
.................  Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary [online] (1997-2002) accessed 16 June 2005
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 16 June 2005
.................  Roberts and Etherington, Bookbinding and Conservation (1982) 179
octavus............  [VP]
.................  Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary [online] (1997-2002) accessed 20 June 2005
pa k'ai pen............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
volume in ottavo............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary [online] (1997-2002) accessed 16 June 2005
............  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 16 June 2005
............  Roberts and Etherington, Bookbinding and Conservation (1982) 179
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Roberts and Etherington, Bookbinding and Conservation (1982) 179
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... TELDAP database (2009-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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