That may include the Book title page, Copyright page, preface page, content table page, etc. or just the Book title page and the Copyright page.

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Those are included in "front matter", followed by "body" and "back matter":

scribendi "front matter"

Front matter is the first section of a book and is generally the shortest; it is also sometimes called the prelims, or preliminary matter. It can be as simple as a single title page, or it can include multiple title pages, foreword, a preface, and much more. What is included in front matter really depends on the type of publication, so let's go over some of the possibilities.

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