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press·mark

 (prĕs′märk′)
n.
1. Printing A notation or figure in the margin of a printed sheet indicating the press on which it was printed.
2. Chiefly British A notation in or on a book indicating where it should be placed in a library.

pressmark

(ˈprɛsˌmɑːk)
n
(Library Science & Bibliography) library science a location mark on a book indicating a specific bookcase
[C19: from press1 (in the sense: cupboard) + mark1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pressmark - a mark consisting of characters written on a bookpressmark - a mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location
mark - a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
Translations

pressmark

[ˈpresmɑːk] N (Brit) → signatura f

pressmark

[ˈprɛsˌmɑːk] n (on library book) → segnatura
References in periodicals archive ?
The transcript referred to above can be found in the third volume of a series of scrapbooks that are now in the British Library (BL), given the overall title Of Plays, Players, and Play-Houses, with Other Incidental Matter (BL: pressmark J/11791.dd.18).
Andrew and Jean Long; Alan Gardner, Pressmark Pressings Limited
Pressmark Pressings is a metal forming specialist based in Atherstone, which supplies high volume components for automotive manufacturers.
The volume contains an introductory essay by Ursula Sims-Williams on the history of the Hoernle manuscripts after their deposit in the British Museum and India Office Library (picking up the story from her essay on Hoernle's papers in BLSF I); a survey of Buddhist Sanskrit manuscript finds from Khotan by Klaus Wille, including editions of pressmark Or.
To this is appended the usual scholarly appurtenances, and indices of manuscripts by repository and pressmark, and of names, topics, and texts generally.
(50.) [Joseph Haslewood], "Of Plays, Players, and Play-Houses, with other incidental matter," 8 vols., British Library pressmark 11791 dd.
The books that are described here are in chronological order; that is, they are arranged by the first use of a decorative frame or pressmark. Subsequent usages, even if decades later, are considered together with the first usage.
A copy can be found in the British Library, London, UK, pressmark
Not only does Copper Canyon Press produce handsome editions, but its pressmark is also the Chinese character for poetry, which Porter translates as "from the heart."
For each of his 168 "sources", Charteris provides, as appropriate, information on the source's physical description; watermarks; imprint; provenance; Folger accession number, former pressmark, and microfilm details, as well as general comments and a list of relevant scholarly literature.
The listings, in pressmark order, contain a description, imprint, comments on the paper, provenance, accession number, commentary about its features, microfilm if available, relevant publications, and the music within the source.