Printer's Proof (PP)

Printer's Proof (PP)

A printer's proof (PP) is a proof made for the printer's use, designed to check the quality and consistency of the printing.

Printer's proofs are not usually for sale and are marked as 'PP'. They serve as a reference for the printer and are kept for archival purposes. These proofs are essential for quality control and are often consulted if a new edition or reprint is planned.

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