Definition of term:: Facsimile

  • A reproduction of a book. Many facsimiles have some designation on them to distinguish them from the book they are replicating.
French: Fac-simile
German: Faksimile
Swedish: Faksimilupplaga
Source: What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources