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Genre and Physical Characteristics Terms
Used in the Online Catalog

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Made-up copies (Publishing).
Related term:
    Fakes (Printing).

Manuscript agricultural notes.

Manuscript corrections (Printing).

Manuscript diaries.

Manuscript financial accounts.

Manuscript meteorological notes.

Manuscript music.

Maps -- [country or state] -- [city (if appropriate)].
Not used for works assigned the genre term 'Atlases.'
Marbled cloth (Binding).
There were a few bindings with real marbled cloth; this term also used for such bindings and also for bindings where the cloth was printed in a pattern imitating marbling.
Broader term:
    Color printed cloth (Binding).
Related term:
    Striped cloth (Binding).

Marbled edges (Binding).
Broader term:
    Stained edges (Binding).
Marbled papers (Binding).
Broader term:
    Decorated papers (Binding).

Maxims.

Mechanical works.
Works with moving parts, such as pop-out or sliding sections, turning wheels, or flaps that unfold to reveal new aspects of a picture. Also, works that require an action, such as turning them, to reveal the whole or another image.

Memoirs.

Memorial Day addresses -- [year delivered].

Memorials (Commemorative).

Memorials (Legal).
Used for written opinions submitted to an authoritative body, often accompanied by a petition or remonstrance.

Menus.

Metamorphic pictures -- [year of publ.].

Military registers.

Milling (Binding).
A mechanical process by which a dotted pattern was added to brass dyes, giving the gilt area more of a texture.
Broader term:
    Gold stamped cloth (Binding).
Use also one of the broader terms:
    Gold stamped cloth
    Gold stamped leather.

Miniature books (Printing).
Used for volumes 7.5 cm. or less in height.

Minstrel songs.

Moiré book cloth (Binding).
May be found as outer covering or as doublure.

Molded leather bindings (Binding).
Broader term:
    Leather bindings.

Mother-of-pearl bindings (Binding).

Museum catalogues.

Mystery and detective fiction.

Myths and legends -- [year of publ.].

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Last updated December 2, 2002