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Definition of Book Sizes.




Book Sizes (English & Metric)
All sizes are approximate.

4to, Qto.  .    .    .     .    . quarto size (9" x 12" or 22.9cm x 30.5cm)

8vo, Oct.  .    .     .    .    . octavo size (6" x 9" or 15.2cm x 22.9cm)

12mo        .    .     .    .    . duodecimo size (5" x 7 .5" or 12.7cm x 19.1cm)

16mo        .    .     .    .    . sextodecimo (4.25" x 6.75" or 10.8cm x 17.2cm)

24mo        .    .     .    .    . twentyfourmo (3.5" x 6" or 8.9cm x 15.2cm)

32mo        .    .     .    .    . thirtytwomo (3.25" x 5" or 8.3cm x 12.7cm)

64mo        .    .     .    .    . sixtyfourmo (2" x 3" or 5.1cm x 7.6cm)

Atlas folio    .    .     .    . 16" x 25" or 40.6cm x 63.5cm

Elephant folio .    .     .   14" x 25" or 35.6cm x 63.5cm

Folio (Fo., Fol.)        .    12" x 15" or 30.5cm x 38.1cm

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