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Re: [BKARTS] Paper



In addition to the list I sent an e-mail to the book seller and they got back
today confirming your finding below.
Thanks..

--- Beth Lee <callibeth@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I got curious, having seen this description before and idly wondered about
> it.
>
>
>
> I think I found the answer at http://www.bright.net/~amsbooks/abbrev.html,
>
> a webpage of abbreviations and descriptions associated with used & rare
> books:
>
>
>
> The abbreviation "rem" is defined as:
>
>
>
>             remainder (publisher's mark usually on bottom edge applied to
> render them
>                     non-returnable by bookstores; the book is otherwise
> unchanged)
>
>
>
> So I'm guessing that the book you're looking at was remaindered.
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
> Beth Lee
>
> Tallahasee, Florida
>
>
>
> e-mail:  callibeth@xxxxxxxxxxx
>
> website:  mywebpages.comcast.net/callibeth
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of SRotolo
> Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 12:07 AM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Paper
>
>
>
> I don't know what "publishers mark" refers to...
> The BOOK of FINE PAPER by Sylvie Turner is published by Thames and Hudson,
> Inc. NYC 1998
> It comes with a sample of fine papers tucked into a pocket in the inside
> front cover. Very nicely done.
>
> I found a copy on the internet that described it as having a "publisher's
> mark". Can anyone tell me what this is and its significance?
>
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