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Image for Maartje Rhebergen Bookplate by Lou Strik [Juvenile, Ex Libris]

Maartje Rhebergen Bookplate by Lou Strik [Juvenile, Ex Libris]

By: Lou Strik

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 2470


Maartje Rhebergen by Lou Strik, nd, 6.8 by 9.6 cm. Used, very good. A wood engraving by Dutch printmaker Ludovicus Strik (1921-2001). View more info

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Luther A. Brewer Bookplate [Ex Libris, Torch Press]

By: Luther A. Brewer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 2429


Luther A. Brewer, no designer, 1892, 8.6 by 10.3 cm. Unused, mounted on a card, near fine. Brewer (1853-1933) was a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, publisher who owned The Torch Press. An earlier Brewer plate with the publisher’s home of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and the motto “Inter Folia Fructus.” No designer noted, but this could possibly be the work of Brewer’s Torch Press. View more info

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Egart Andersson Bookplate by Norbert H. Ott

By: Norbert H. Ott

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 2422


Egart Andersson by Norbert H. Ott, nd, 6 by 8.5 cm. Unused, fine. A mildly erotic wood engraving by the German artist Ott, circa mid-1960s. View more info

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Deutsche und Österreichische Exlibris 1500-1599 im Britischen Museum [German and Austrian Exlibris in the British Museum] Bookplates

By: O’Dell, Ilse

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The British Museum Press: 2003

Seller ID: 1716


Hardcover with dust jacket, 22.5 by 28.3 cm, 256 pp., illus. New, still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. A German-language catalog of the British Museum’s extensive collection of german and Austrian bookplates, featuring nearly 500 black and white images as well as an overview of bookplate design, production and use. (os) Dust jacket present. View more info

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Helmer Fogedgaard Bookplate by Poul Egebæk (Ex Libris)

By: Poul Egebæk

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 2443


Helmer Fogedgaard by Poul Egebæk, nd, 6.2 by 8.9 cm. Used, very good. Full-color, offset-printed plate by the Danish artist Egebæk (1930-?), circa 1970s. Fogedgaard was active in the Danish bookplate society and was an avid collector of books about painting, graphic arts, and bookplates. This design features a marigold amongst the books. View more info

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Catalogue of Royal Bookplates from the Louise E. Winterburn Collection, San Francisco College for Women

By: Price, Christine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco/Los Angeles, The California Bookplate Society (printed by The Saunders Press in Claremont, CA): 1944

Seller ID: 1797


San Francisco/Los Angeles: The California Bookplate Society (printed by The Saunders Press in Claremont, CA), 1944. Fair. 350 copies printed. Moss green paper over boards with leather spine and gilt spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, tipped-in frontis (the engraved bookplate of Louise E. Winterburn by Dorothy Payne) with tissue guard, xvi 75 pp., 15 plates of bookplate illustrations. Light scuffs and fading to the boards; the spine leather is dry and chipped on the edges an... View more info

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Rev. Carl E. Petersen Bookplate by Stephen H. Hargan [Ex Libris]

By: Rev. Carl E. Petersen Bookplate, Stephen H. Hargan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: np, 1894

Edition: original

Seller ID: 2078


np, 1894 original print Good Rev Carl E Petersen by Stephen H Hargan (signed SHH Sc), 1894, 88 by 117 cm, hinged to a small sheet of paper Light wear at the corners and some smearing of the ink in the text at the top A very nice engraving of a library interior topped with a Barrow quote: “He that loveth a book, will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter” Fincham p 40 View more info

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University of Connecticut Special Collections Bookplate by Robert A. Hawley [Calligraphy, Ex Libris]

By: Robert A. Hawley

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 2462


University of Connecticut Special Collections by Robert A. Hawley, nd, 8.7 by 10.1 cm. Used, very good. “From the Library of Jaime Homero Arjona,” Arjona was an internationally-known expert on Lope de Vega, Spain’s most famous dramatist and contemporary of Shakespeare. Upon Arjona’s death in 1956, his library was bequeathed to his secretary Sophie Gianninoto who, in turn, presented the collection to the U of C Library. The calligraphic plate was designed by H... View more info

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Royal Museum & Library at Peel Park Bookplate [Manchester, Ex Libris]

By: Royal Museum & Library at Peel Park

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 2454


Royal Museum & Library at Peel Park, no designer, nd, 8 by 12.3 cm. Used, fair with light wrinkles and chips to the upper and lower left corners. No ascension numbers written in. The Royal Museum in Salford, Greater Manchester—now called the Salford Museum and Art Gallery—was opened in 1850 with a focus on Salford history and Victorian art and architecture. A photographically-reproduced version of this plate was used until at least the 1950s. This is an early en... View more info

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Samuel Farmer Jarvis, D.D. Bookplate [Ex Libris]

By: Samuel Farmer Jarvis, D.D.

Price: $40.00

Edition: original

Seller ID: 2100


Samuel Farmer Jarvis, DD, no designer, nd (Jarvis lived 1786-1851), 8 by 101 cm, mounted on a collector card. Chip to upper left corner, impressions from erased pencil notes along top edge. Catalog clipping about the plate mounted on the bottom of the collector card. An early American armorial with the shield resting against a pile of books. The mottoes read “Hora é Sempre” and “Sola salus servire Deo.” Jarvis was a Connecticut clergyman and scholar and son... View more info

Image for Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. Bookplate by Sara B. Hill and A.J. Downey [Ex Libris]

Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. Bookplate by Sara B. Hill and A.J. Downey [Ex Libris]

By: Sara B. Hill, A.J. Downey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1927

Seller ID: 2460


Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. by Sara B. Hill/A.J. Downey, 1927, 8 by 11 cm. Unused, fine. Tuckerman (1889-1974) was an American jockey (hence the horse in the design), businessman, and politician. The plate was designed by Hill in New York City and engraved in London by Downey. Hill is featured on pp. 83-84 of Butler’s American Bookplates. View more info

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The Library Company of Baltimore Bookplate by S. Allardice, 1790 [Ex Libris]

By: The Library Company of Baltimore, S. Allardice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1790

Edition: original

Seller ID: 2099


The Library Company of Baltimore by S. Allardice, 1790, 69 by 9 cm, used and mounted on a collector card. Impressions from erased pencil notes along the top edge; near the top there are brittle ripples with several small tears. Fincham tells us that Allardice was born in Scotland and apprenticed with Robert Scott. He immigrated to Philadelphia and became a die sinker to the United State Mint. This label, as Allen tells us, is the only “example of the book-plate wor... View more info

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University Club of Chicago Bookplate [Ex Libris]

By: University Club of Chicago

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 2461


University Club of Chicago, no designer, nd, 8.1 by 9.9 cm. Used, very good with “copy 2” in ink in the lower right corner. An owl perched above the motto “Vibque Alman – Matrem Memento” (remember your alma mater everywhere). Founded in 1887 and still going strong in downtown Chicago, the University Club was created by university graduates who wanted a special place where they could enjoy intellectual pursuits. View more info

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Elizabeth Watson Bookplate by Valentin Le Campion [Ex Libris]

By: Valentin Le Campion

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 2440


Elizabeth Watson by Valentin Le Campion, nd, 9.6 by 12 cm. Unused, fine. A wood engraving by Le Campion, a Russian émigré to Paris who designed at least four plates for the Diamond family. Circa 1930s. View more info

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G.J. van der Woude Bookplate by Valentin Le Campion [Ex Libris]

By: Valentin Le Campion

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 2463


G.J. van der Woude by Valentin Le Campion, nd, 8.6 by 11 cm. Used, good with a few tiny edge tears and faint wrinkles. Appears to be a Gutenberg/printing for the masses theme. C. 1940-50. View more info

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Some American College Bookplates: A Presentation of Plates, Old and New, Used by Educational Institutions, Individuals, Fraternities and Clubs, to which are Added those of a Few Learned Societies

By: Ward, Harry Parker; Theodore Wesley Koch, intro.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, The Champlin Press: 1915

Edition: Limited ed

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1857


No. 68 of 500 printed. Dark green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles and decorations, top edge gilt, 16 by 23.7 cm, frontis (engraved bookplate for the Leland Stanford Junior University), 482 (1) pp., over 300 illustrations and 16 mounted bookplates. Signed by H.P. Ward on the limitation page (faded but legible). Wear at the corners and head and tail of the spine, and the spine titles are lightly dulled. Engraved bookplate of Mary Eleanor Guthrie mounted on the f... View more info

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Bookplates with Globes or Maps in Design

By: Wesby, Maude Earle, compiler; Herbert Edwin Lombard, foreword

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA, Privately printed by the Commonwealth Press: 1940

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1855


150 copies printed (the number on the limitation page was left blank). Moss green paper over boards with oatmeal cloth spine and bright gilt cover titles, 13.2 by 20.8 cm, 57 pp., 1 illus. Light shelf wear to the boards, a few light spots on the spine, and foxing on the endpapers only. A one-page foreword and two-page preface followed by a checklist of bookplates that incorporate maps or globes arranged alphabetically by both owner’s name and designer. First Edition... View more info

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Indiana Bookplates

By: White, Esther Griffin

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Richmond, IN, Nicholson Press: 1910

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1845


Goldenrod cloth with brown spine and cover titles, 16.5 by 24 cm, frontis (tipped-in engraved bookplate by Franklin Booth), [161] pp., illus. Minor wear at the extremities. Goode bookplate on rear pastedown. Inscribed on the front pastedown: “To Esther Fletcher from Esther Griffin White,” with Fletcher’s bookplate mounted below. From the introduction: “This volume is merely an attempt to bring together, under one cover, information concerning Indiana bookplat... View more info

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William Douglas Sloane Bookplate [W. & J. Sloane, Ex Libris]

By: William Douglas Sloane

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 2457


William Douglas Sloane, no designer, nd, 6.4 by 8.4 cm. Used, fair with uneven staining. Sloane (1844-1915) was director of the New York furniture firm W. & J. Sloane that was founded by his father. He was married to Emily Thorn Vanderbilt, granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt. View more info

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Bookplates in Iowa

By: Wyer, Malcolm G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, The Torch Press: 1914

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1854


100 printed. Brown paper over boards with bright gilt spine and cover titles, 14.5 by 21.6 cm, frontis (mounted, engraved bookplate for Mary Russell Perkins by Arthur N. McDonald), 56 pp., illus. Only very minor chipping at the head and tail of the spine. There is a universal bookplate on the front pastedown and bookplates for Stanley Weiser and Catherine and Eugene Webb on the rear endpapers. A stunning collection of bookplates by Iowa designers and plates of Iowa r... View more info