Definition of pressmark in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈprɛsmɑːk


  • (Especially in older libraries) a mark on a library book indicating its location.
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    • The authors have consciously excluded library pressmarks, and this may be disappointing to some readers because of the potential value of these to scholars seeking to locate copies in a particular library.

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