Definition of shelf mark in English:

shelf mark

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noun

  • A notation on a book showing its place in a library.
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    • 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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