Definition of term:: PMM

  • Abbreviation for Printing and the Mind of Man, a book published in 1967 that was based on an exhibition in 1963 of important books that helped change some aspect of the world and scholarship. This book has served as a convenient checklist to collecting for those with big ideas, and if you want the first editions, big bank accounts as well.
French: PMM
German: Carter/Muir
Source: What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources