Abbreviations

The following abbreviations and symbols are commonly employed in the list transcriptions and in Jefferson's book entries on LibraryThing:

2 º
folio

4 º or 4 to
quarto

8 º or 8 vo
octavo

12 º or 12 mo
duodecimo or twelvemo

16 º or 16 mo or 16 s
sextodecimo or sixteenmo

24 mo or 24 s
Vicesimo-quarto or twenty-fourmo

abr.
abridgement

cop.
copies

d
penny or denier

do. or d o
ditto, meaning the aforesaid, the above, the same

dict.
dictionary

edn.
edition

&c. or etc
et cetera, meaning and others, and so forth

f. or fol.
folio

ƒ or fr.
francs

Fr.
French

gr. fol.
great folio

Gr.
Greek

id.
idem, meaning the same as previously mentioned

J.
Denotes an extant copy of Jefferson's book sold to Congress in 1815 in Sowerby's Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson

Lat.
Latin

lt
livre tournois

M.S. or MS or mss or ms
manuscript

p.
page

p. 4 to
petite quarto

p. 8 vo
petite octavo

p. f.
petit-format

p. fol.
petite folio

s
Shilling or Sou, also expressed as /

sm.
small

T. or tom.
tome

TJ
Thomas Jefferson

tt
livre tournois

v. or vol.
volume(s)

viz.
videlicet, meaning that is to say, to wit, namely

£
Pound sterling

/
Shilling or Sou

$
Dollar