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A20

A cytoplasmic zinc finger protein (790 aa) that inhibits NFκB activity and TNF-mediated programmed cell death. The expression of the A20 mRNA is upregulated by TNFα. It is a dual function ...

rotulet

rotulet  

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‘Rotulet’ is a term occasionally used to denote a small roll, including a rolled up single membrane of parchment.
Pierre Haultin

Pierre Haultin  

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 (c.1510×20–1587) French printer and punchcutter.He published Protestant Bibles and devotional works at Paris and La Rochelle, and cut romans heavier, narrower, and with a larger x-height than those ...
clicker of a compositors’ companionship

clicker of a compositors’ companionship  

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The foreman of a companionship of compositors, responsible for distributing the copy, record-keeping, and billing.
A. N. (Austin Norman) Palmer

A. N. (Austin Norman) Palmer  

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 (1860–1927) Creator of the Palmer Method,the most common form of penmanship instruction in 20th-century America. Palmer trained in New Hampshire with George A. Gaskell in the ornamental style ...
bibliographical control

bibliographical control  

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The concept of having a comprehensive and searchable listing of the entire published output in a particular field. Universal bibliographical control—a popular later 20th-century idea for which the ...
Gorleston Psalter

Gorleston Psalter  

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BL Add. MS 49622, a psalter, prepared at Gorleston (then in Suffolk), c.1310–20, by a team of illustrators and decorators, is considered one of the greatest achievements of medieval East ...
ordnance book

ordnance book  

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An ordnance book is a ledger or register in which particulars of military stores or supplies are recorded.
circumtext

circumtext  

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A term devised by late 20th-century literary theorists to describe content encountered in association with a particular text that is not directly connected with it, but may influence its reception ...
co-text

co-text  

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The words surrounding a particular word or passage within a text that provide context and help to determine meaning.
royal

royal  

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Obsolete common sheet size for printing, writing, drawing, and wrapping papers and boards, having dimensions varying between 22.25×18in. (56.6×45.7cm) to 26×20 in. (66×50.8cm), with many named ...
Queen Mary Psalter

Queen Mary Psalter  

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BL Royal MS 2 B.VII was produced c.1310–20, probably in London. The MS contains more than 200 drawings, together with other decorations and illustrations, forming a cycle of Old Testament ...
B. Ratna Nayagar & Sons

B. Ratna Nayagar & Sons  

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Founded in the early 20th century, the Indian firm was a leading publisher of popular ballads, devotional works, and prognostications. It pioneered the publication of books in large print (peria ...
Spinola Hours

Spinola Hours  

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Getty Museum MS Ludwig IX. 18 is a Flemish MS, on vellum, made c.1510–20. It is notable for the naturalistic quality of its 88 large miniatures, many by the Master ...
work off

work off  

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To print off (from type or from a plate), in particular in a final form ready for publication.
Willard S. Morse

Willard S. Morse  

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 (1856–1935) American book collector.An industrial executive, Morse was influenced by his business associate and fellow collector Wagner. He developed a large library of 19th- and early 20th-century ...
pilcrow

pilcrow  

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A symbol (¶), used in defining text layout, to denote the start of a paragraph. Its origins are medieval.
bar

bar  

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The lever of a hand-press which, when pulled, operates the screw or toggle, applying pressure through the platen.
Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble  

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The largest US bookshop chain in the late 20th century. Originating in New York City in 1917 as a jobber of educational books, it specialized in textbooks until the 1970s. ...
Matthew J. Bruccoli

Matthew J. Bruccoli  

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 (1931– ) American scholar and bibliographer.An expert in 20th-century American literature, he has published extensively on F. Scott Fitzgerald, including a descriptive bibliography (1972), and ...
Baer

Baer  

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German antiquarian bookshop in Frankfurt, founded in 1785 by Joseph Baer. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, Baer was a modern, international company, specializing in autographs, incunabula, ...

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