Definition of shelf mark in English:

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shelf mark

noun

A notation on a book showing its place in a library.
Example sentences
  • So knowing them off, especially the more obscure shelf marks, is a sign of greatness amongst us nerds.
  • Below are shown a number of the shelf marks and ownership marks that are or have been in use in the Royal Library.
  • This field indicates the shelf mark assigned to the correspondence, in most cases the shelfmark in Leiden University Library.

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