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What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
Term english
Definition english
Evidence of the history of the ownership of a particular book (e.g.: auctions records, booksellers' records, book plates, etc.) The book may be important because of who owned it; perhaps a president or important bookseller, collector, royalty, or someone who may be related to the book in some way. Important in establishing the ownership of especially rare items.
Term french
Term danish
Berømt proveniens
Term dutch
(Beroemde) herkomst
Term italian
Term spanish
Procedencia illustre
Term swedish
Definition swedish
För en boksamlare en bok vars tidigare ägare kan dokumenteras genom anteckningar i boken, ägarmärken, exlibris, pärmexlibris etc.
Beteckningen används särskilt om exemplar som kommer från berömda bibliotek.
Term german
Definition german
Der Nachweis durch Besitzvermerk, Ex­libris oder Supralibros, dass ein Buch aus einer berühmten Bibliothek stammt.
Tax category