500 printed. Dark olive cloth with paper spine label, 15 by 23 cm, frontis, v 228 pp., illus. Light bumping and wear to the extremities, some dents to the boards and edges, and chipping and scuffing on the spine label. The front and rear hinges are cracked but stable. There is an ornate armorial plate by Sherborn on the front pastedown and a medical bookplate (a stork and skeleton holding an infant) for Samuel Radbill on the rear pastedown. Originally published in 1880, includes sections on the Chippendale style, allegoric plates, landscape in English bookplates, mottoes concerning books, English and foreign engravers, dated bookplates, etc. Fuller, p. 43.
Title: A Guide to the Study of Book-Plates (Ex-Libris) [Bookplates]
Author: De Tabley, Lord (John Byrne Leicester Warren)
Categories: Bookplates (Ex Libris),
Edition: second edition
Publisher: Manchester, England, Sherratt and Hughes: 1900
Book Condition: Good
Seller ID: 1853