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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quarto.
 
A book half the size of folio-i.e. where each sheet is folded into quarters or four leaves. 4to is the contraction. (The Italian, libro in quarto; French, in quarto; from Latin quartus.)   1
 


 Quartered.Quarto-De’cimans, 

 
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