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preface something by something

to begin something by saying, writing, or reading something. I would like to preface my prepared remarks by making a personal observation. Her remarks were prefaced by the reading of a poem.
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This volumes prefatory material includes a list of illustrations (viii-x), a general introduction (xi-xxxii), a French translator's preface by George Craig (xxxiii-xlii), a German translator's preface by Viola Westbrook (xliii-xlvii), editorial procedures (xlviii-lvi), permissions (lxx-lxxi), list of abbreviations (Ixxii-lxxvi), and an introduction to volume 1 (lxxvii-xcix).
6, Piano Solo--HN 804, by Ernst Herttrich; Preface by M.
Originally published in 1979, and now reissued with a new preface by the wife of the late author Sybil B.
BY SOREN KIERKEGAARD, TRANSLATED BY WALTER LOWRIE, PREFACE BY RICHARD JOHN NEUHAUS
A new preface by the author graces the pages of Louie Louie: The History & Mythology Of The World's Most Famous Rock N Roll Song.
This book begins with a useful preface by the editor, Maria Teresa Borgato.