To stamp or mark, as letters on paper, by means of type, plates, stamps, or the like; to print the mark (figures, letters, etc., upon something).
Whatever is impressed or imprinted; the impress or mark left by something; specifically, the name of the printer or publisher (usually) with the time and place of issue, in the title-page of a book, or on any printed sheet.
N., A mark made by pressing, - V., To make a mark by pressing
Refers to the place of publication or the publisher itself.
A statement or logo printed usually low on the title page that reveals the publisher or printers name, location, and the year of the books publication.
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The name of the printer or issuing authority inscribed or printed on the sheet margin of the stamp panes, or on the stamps themselves. In some cases the name of the designer and/or engraver are included. (indication de l'imprimeur)
(1) The identifying name of a publishing company carried on a published book. (2) To print on a previously printed piece by running it through a press again. to top
The place, publisher, and date of a book, usually found on the title page.
Information in a book indicating where, when, and by whom a book was published or printed. The publisher's imprint is usually found at the bottom of the title page and gives publisher, place and date of publication. The printer's imprint is often found on the back of the title page or at the end of the book.
(1) The place, date, and other publication information. Today this is normally placed near the title page. It is also referred to as the printer's imprint. (2) Add copy to a previously printed page.
The publisher's and/or printer's information, usually found at the foot of the title page, and giving the name of the publisher or printer, the place and date of publication and sometimes the impression or edition. See also colophon and compare no date or no place.
any information (except a plate number) printed in the margin of a sheet.
The statement in a book concerning the publication or printing of a book.
The name of a publisher's specific line of books that have their own, distinct characteristics. Silver Dagger Mysteries is an imprint of The Overmountain Press.
To print other information on a previously printed piece by running it through a press again.
A secondary marking, containing additional information, imposed on a primary printing. Example: marking of size, color, etc., on a printed blister card identifying different hacksaw blade teeth.
To mark by pressure.
when used as a noun refers to the publication information located on the title page, usually includes the city of publication, publisher and the year of publication. Imprint can also be used to refer to a piece from a certain location or era.
design containing the name of the producer of the stamps, which appears on the sheet margin, usually near the plate number.
Required by law if the book is to be published. Shows printer's name, location and date of publication.
The name of the printer (or designer) in the margin of the stamp. Sometimes the imprint appears in the sheet margin instead of on each stamp.
an identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along with the date and address and edition that is printed at the bottom of the title page; "the book was publsihed under a distinguished imprint"
an impression produced by pressure or printing
mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
a distinguishing name that identifies the books offered by one publisher
a division within a publisher that specializes in a certain genre or topic
a division within a publishing house that specializes in publishing a particular genre of book
a trade name used by a publisher to identify a line of books or a publishing arm within the publishing organization
The name and address details of the publisher or printer.
Name and address of publisher or printer or both.
The identifying name of a specific line of books available from the publisher. Publishers may have many imprints.
As used in the book industry, a name within a Publishing House designating a division usually specializing in a particular type of book.
To print images or information on a preprinted sheet.
The name of the publishing company on the title page.
Name of designer/printer or date printed in sheet or stamp margin Ivory head Queen Victoria's head, in reverse, on the back of early stamps printed on blued paper
The name of the printer or issuing authority inscribed on the stamps or in the sheet margins.
A list of names, places, and topics mentioned in a book listed alphabetically at the end with the numbers of the pages on which they appear.
The place, name of the publisher, and date of publication, written on a catalogue card (in that order).
Publishing details such as where a book was published, what company published it and the date of publication.
The imprint of the designer or producer of the stamp which is printed on the stamp. As in the bottom left of the stamp illustrated.
Division within a publishing house that deals with a specific line or category of books.
a statement of names of the persons (publishers, printers) responsible for the book, usually also including the date and place of publication.
Information on the lower part of the title page regarding where, and by or for whom the book was printed. Similar information at the end of the book is called a colophon.
The publisher and date together.
Name of the printer, publisher, bookseller, usually with the place and date of publication, printed on the title-page.
Information printed on a map giving some combination of the publisher, place of publication, or date of publication.
A field in the bibliographic record that shows the place of publication, publisher, and year of publication
1. To print new copy on a previously printed sheet, such as imprinting an employee's name on business cards. Also called surprint. 2. A single line (or more) of text added by the printer, usually to the last page of text, detailing where production has occurred.
Adding copy to a previously printed page.
Information when printed on a map or print give some indication to the work's artist, engraver or lithographer, publisher, place or publication, and date of publication.
the name and place of the publisher and printer required by law if a publication is to be published. Sometimes accompanied by codes indicating the quantity printed, month/year of printing and an internal control number.
Printing of additional copy on previously printed material.
the place, the name of the publisher, and the date of publication on the bibliographic record (in that order). (C&C)
a statement that identifies city of publication, name of publisher, and date of publication (e.g., New York: Scribner’s, 1997).
The 260 field of a MARC record. Contains information on place of publication, publisher, and date of publication.
The publisher's and/or printer's note usually found at the bottom of the title page giving place, date and publication information.
the name of the publisher under which a title is issued. Increasingly in conglomerate publishing the term represents a publishing brand rather than a publishing company in its own right. also used to refer to the printer's name and address which by law must appear in all printed books.
information about a publisher
A part of a publisher with a distinct identity, name, and staff.
The information required by law regarding the publisher and printer of printed products or Internet publications. As a rule, the imprint also contains additional details, such as the name of the editor, the editorial address and a copyright notice.
A separate line of product within a publishing house. Imprints run the gamut of complexity, from those composed of one or two series to those offering full-fledged and diversified lists. Imprints as well enjoy different gradations of autonomy from the parent company. An imprint may have its own editorial department (perhaps consisting of as few as one editor), or house acquisitions editors may assign particular titles for release on appropriate specialized imprints. An imprint may publish a certain kind of book juvenile or paperback or travel books), or have its own personality (such as a literary or contemporary tone). An individual imprint's categories often overlap with other imprints or with the publisher's core list, but some imprints maintain a small-house feel within an otherwise enormous conglomerate. The imprint can offer the distinct advantages of a personalized editorial approach, while availing itself of the larger company's production, publicity, marketing, sales, and advertising resources.
The name and/or logo a publisher uses on a book. Some publishers have more than one imprint.
a secondary printing over a limited area, whether performed by a small imprinting unit or by a press prior to delivery to the client. Also, an imprint can be a name or trademark printed in a document margin by the printer.
Any printed object, from a single sheet broadside to a set of books. The term is also used to define the source of the item, as, for example, a "Benjamin Franklin imprint" is an item printed by him, and synonymously with nameplate (q.v.).
A term that can refer either to the place of publication or to the publisher.
To print additional copy on a previously printed sheet.
The printer's or publisher's name, address, date of publication usually found at the foot of the title page. When these details are found at the rear of the book it is the colophon.
A term referring to the process of printing new copy on a previously printed sheet, such as imprinting an employee’s name on business cards. Also referred to as a surprint.
In the publishing industry, an imprint is a brand name under which a work is published. One single publishing company may have multiple imprints; the different imprints are used by the publisher to market the work to different demographic consumer segments. It can also refer to a finer distinction than "edition"--used to distinguish, for example different printings, or printing runs of the same edition, or to distinguish the same edition produced by a different publisher or printer.
Imprint was a Canadian television series that aired on TVOntario, Book Television and Knowledge Network. The series featured interviews with prize-winning authors and journalists, and examined the latest trends in books and contemporary issues in literature.