Anatomy of the Book

resources_anatomy_of_the_bookThe Anatomy of a Book is a concise breakdown of the elements of a book for the artist wishing to publish. It is not a complete description. For that, I recommend a style guide such as the Chicago Manual of Style. Since each country has slightly different criteria, I would search for a style guide in the country from which you wish to publish. This guide and the Chicago Manual are for the US. Feel free to download this guide:

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