Definition of term:: Recto


  • The "front" of a page in a book, or the page that is on the right-hand side of a book when it is opened. Also called the obverse.
Danish: Forside
Dutch: Voorzijde, recto
French: Recto
German: Recto
Italian: Recto
Spanish: Recto
Swedish: Framsida, högersida
Source: What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
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