colophon — Text at the back of a book describing facts about its production
Colophon, if present, almost always occurs at the very end of a book. It contains factual information about the book, especially about its production, and includes details about typographic style, the fonts used, the paper used, and perhaps the binding method of the book.
Font geeks like Norm think every book should have one.
Formatted as a displayed block.
The following elements occur in colophon:
Statusidentifies the editorial or publication status of the
Publication status might be used to control formatting (for example, printing a “draft” watermark on drafts) or processing (perhaps a document with a status of “final” should not include any components that are not final).
<!DOCTYPE colophon PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.1.2//EN"
Draft versions of this book were produced with the
DocBook DSSSL Stylesheets. Final production was
performed with Troff.