Definition of term:: Secretarial inscription
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Different from a forgery, this is a copied signature of an author, or other notable, made with his or her knowledge - usually by a secretary or similarly empowered agent - but which is not from his or her own hand.
French: Secretarial inscription
Source: What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources