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a mark consisting of characters written on a book

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Pressmarks are given when known for the locations in holding institutions.
Finally, the volume is augmented with a series of "annexes" covering such things as items unidentified by pressmarks in the loans lists and catalogues; lists of manuscripts bearing tables of contents, fore-edge titles, or title pages; and Cotton's bindings and binding instructions.
She returned to work at Intalok in Nuneaton, then Pressmarks in Atherstone, where she stayed until she retired.
His present chapter is mainly concerned with earlier catalogues, the physical arrangement of the books and the various pressmarks that resulted from that.
Following the main sections are three appendices (Concordance of Accession Numbers and Former Pressmarks, Bibliography of Pre-1800 Printed concordances, and Bibliography of Modern Materials) and three indexes (Index of Former Owners, Index of Names and Places, and Index of Titles and Genres).