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date: 23 April 2019

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The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):
Ian RumboldIan Rumbold

The impression of a symbol made on one side of a sheet of paper during the manufacturing process. In conjunction with those made by the wires of the mould on which the paper was produced, such impressions can sometimes (and to a limited extent) be helpful in determining the likely place and date of manufacture of the paper and thus of the production of a manuscript or printed book in which it appears.... ...

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