Definition of term:: Association
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An inscription in a book, usually authorial, that indicates that a personal relationship exists between the inscriber and the recipient, providing insight into the book or author, and subsequently enhancing the value of the book.
Source: What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources