…the front page would be page 1, the 10th page would be page 10. The number of the back page would be the same as the total number of sides, so that you would always know where in the document you were. All pages would be numbered “x of y” so that if the document were printed, and dropped on the floor, it would be easy to reassemble. Page numbers like “Page xii-6” would not be used. The Title, Contents, Index and other pages would be included in the page numbering.