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basic data concerning a publication, intended to provide information to readers as well as for library and bibliographic processing, and the accounting and planning of publishing output.

General bibliographical imprints (the author’s last name, the title, name of the publishing house, place and year of publication, and so forth) are placed on the binding, the cover, and the title page. Publisher’s registration imprints are printed most frequently on the lower part of the last page of the book and more rarely, on the reverse of the title page. These provide the last names of people who have taken part in creating the book and are responsible for its quality (the editor in chief, the literary, art, and technical editors, the proofreaders, and the graphic designer). Also included in the publisher’s registration imprint are the dates when the copy was sent for typesetting and printing, quantitative data about the publication (size of the paper, the number of printed and registered published pages, and the circulation), as well as the order number, price, and names and addresses of the publishing house and the printing plant.


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The histopathological diagnosis was considered as the gold standard and imprint cytological diagnosis was compared with it.
Sometimes the first imprint contained excess tissue fluid and blood and it was found that subsequent imprints gave better cytological results and third smear was found to be the best.
First, the researchers coaxed the matter imprint to the outside of the cloud by changing the magnetic field, and then they turned the control laser back on.
Executives at Harlequin Enterprises, the company name synonymous with romance for more than five decades, are hoping that black women will find the answer to this contemporary publishing riddle in the company's new specialty imprint Kimani Press.
Despite the good news, some authors worry about the message they are sending by publishing under imprints aimed at specific communities.
Potentially, molecular imprints are useful wherever molecular recognition is part of, or can facilitate analyses.
How they form: Trace fossils are imprints rather than actual remains of living things.
Bogart, though, had placed his own imprints in the concrete in 1946, before the blacklist.
The first Instant Imprints franchise location was opened in San Diego in 2002.
Orbit, a science fiction and fantasy imprint, and Yen Press, a manga and graphic novel imprint, were both launched last year.
Beginning in 2000 with Addicted, which she self published on her own imprint, Strebor Books International, Zane's erotic novels have attracted swarms of readers and are dominating African American best-seller lists.
The strange objects assembled by the exhibition "L'empreinte" (the imprint, imprinting) compelled me to think creatively, so I silently thanked organizer Georges Didi-Huberman and cocurator Didier Semin for the occasion.