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One method can be to use aria-describedby to add a longer description for the cover. This method is used often in fixed-layout EPUBs for graphic novels or picture books.

An example is:

<img  alt=”Cover: Book Title by Book Author.” src=”images/cover.jpg” epub:type=”cover” role=”doc-cover” aria-describedby=”cover-alt”/>
<div class=”hidden” id=”cover-alt”>Long description of cover.</div>

More info on aria-describedby: http://kb.daisy.org/publishing/docs/html/hidden.html#aria-describedby

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