Definition of Colophon:

  1. Statement about the printer (sometimes also about other people involved in the production) printed on the last page of a book after the text. From the Greek kolophon, finishing touch. See also imprint.

  2. Printers logo or symbol printed on the title page and on the spine of a book as an identification device.

  3. A publishers emblem or imprint, especially one on the title page or spine of a book.

Synonyms of Colophon

Caption, Inscription, Dedication, Motto, Slogan, Device, Heading, Head, Title, Wording, Subtitle, Subheading, Rubric, Colophon, PS, Parthian shot, Acknowledgments, Addendum, Afterthought, Appendix, Back, Back matter, Bastard title, Bibliography, Billhead, Book stamp, Bookplate, Boss, Brand, Broad arrow, Bump, Cachet, Catch line, Catchword, Check, Chorus, Coda, Codicil, Concavity, Conclusion, Consequence, Contents, Contents page, Continuance, Continuation, Convexity, Copyright page, Counterfoil, Countermark, Dactylogram, Dactylograph, Dedication, Dent, Dint, Docket, Double take, Dying words, Embossment, Endleaf, Endpaper, Endsheet, Envoi, Epilogue, Errata, Excrescence, Fingerprint, Flyleaf, Folio, Follow-through, Follow-up, Footmark, Footprint, Footstep, Fore edge, Foreword, Fossil footprint, Front matter, Government mark, Government stamp, Half-title page, Hallmark, Head, Ichnite, Ichnolite, Impress, Impression, Imprint, Indent, Indentation, Indention, Index, Inscription, Introduction, Label, Last words, Leaf, Letterhead, Logo, Logotype, Lump, Makeup, Masthead, Pad, Page, Parting shot, Paw print, Pawmark, Peroration, Pimple, Plate, Postface, Postfix, Postlude, Postscript, Preface, Preliminaries, Price tag, Print, Pug, Pugmark, Recto, Refrain, Registered trademark, Reverso, Running head, Running title, Seal, Second thought, Sequel, Sequela, Sequelae, Sequelant, Sequent, Sequitur, Sigil, Signature, Signet, Stamp, Step, Sticker, Stub, Stud, Subscript, Subtitle, Suffix, Supplement, Swan song, Table of contents, Tag, Tail, Tally, Text, Thumbmark, Thumbprint, Ticket, Title, Title page, Token, Trade name, Trademark, Trademark name, Trim size, Type page, Verso, Vestige

How to use Colophon in a sentence?

  1. Old colophons on school books sport two sorts of logo: oblong whorls, rococo scrolls - both in worn morocco.

Meaning of Colophon & Colophon Definition