[PW] Abbreviation (s.e.) ?

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Thu Jan 19 08:37:46 PST 2017


On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 8:09 AM, Helmrich, Ed <EHelmrich at iona.edu> wrote:

 A professor is looking for this book, which is only in the National
> Library of France, but we don't know what the abbreviation (s.e.) after the
> title means:
>
> Le Jugement de Paris et le ravissement d'Hélène avec ses amours, par de la
> Serre. (s.e.)
>

My guess is that it stands for "sans éditeur", meaning "no publisher". The
more usual abbreviation is "s.n." for "sans nom (de maison d’édition)".
The English equivalent is "n.p."

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