George A. Plimpton Bookplate by C.K. Harris [Ex Libris]

George A. Plimpton Bookplate by C.K. Harris [Ex Libris]


London, nd original print Good Nd, 52 by 83 cm, used At one point mounted with rubber cement leaving a stain along the top edge (see image), otherwise very good The bookplate of George Arthur Plimpton (1855-1936), the CEO of Ginn and Heath publishers, and an avid collector of Greek and Latin books, as well as manuscripts, incunabula, primers, and hornbooks – which is the basis for this plate His collections were gifted to Wellesley, Columbia, and Amherst Plimpton’s collections and the bookplate they inspired were the subject of the essay his grandson, George Plimpton – writer and editor of the Paris Review – wrote as the foreword to James Keenan’s The Art of the Bookplate Dickinson p 260

Title: George A. Plimpton Bookplate by C.K. Harris [Ex Libris]

Author Name: George A. Plimpton, C.K. Harris

Categories: Bookplates (Ex Libris),

Edition: original

Publisher: London, nd

Binding: print

Book Condition: Good

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 2077