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Definition of "12mo" [12mo]

  • Abbreviation of duodecimo, a page size (5"-5.5" x 7.125"-7.5") (noun)
  • A book size using duodecimo-sized pages. (noun)

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Use "12mo" in a sentence
  • "A copy of this edition, described as 12mo, was listed under No. 1182 in the Hornby Castle Sale, 1930. 289"
  • "Histoire Genealogique des Tatars (a Leyde, 1726, in 12mo., 2 tomes) was translated by the Swedish prisoners in Siberia from the Mogul"
  • "Frederic Gronovius and Noodt, both translated, with valuable notes, by Barbeyrac, 2 vols. in 12mo."