Title Thirty-Seven Issues of the Ex Libris Chronicle, the Journal of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers (ASBC&D), Vol. 1 No. 1, 2001 – Vol. 12 No. 4, 2013
Book Condition Very Good - Fine
Publisher ASBC&D 2001-2013
Seller ID 1405
[ASBC&D] Keenan, James P., ed. Thirty-Seven Issues of the Ex Libris Chronicle, the Journal of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers. Cambridge, MA/Tucson, AZ/Laredo, TX: American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2001 – Vol. 12 No. 4, 2013, with no missing issues. Staple-bound card and self-wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm (with some variation), 19 to 74 pp. each, illus. Most issues are fine or near fine, with a few of the early issues showing light cover wear and yellowing. Twelve complete volumes of the Chronicle, a well-illustrated (mostly in black and white) bookplate journal with historical essays, interviews, Congress reviews, checklists and more. This collection once belonged to famed British bookplate historian and collector Brian North Lee, and then me, and sports both of our bookplates on the inside front cover of the first issue. Vol. 1 No. 4 has a copy of James Keenan’s jazz-themed bookplate by Anatoli Kalashinkov tipped in; Vol. 2 No. 2 has an erotic bookplate by Joel Rendon for Selva Hernandez tipped in, as well as an original Vojtech Preissig plate; Vol. 4 No. 3|4 has George Sekine’s Don Quixote plate tipped in; Vol. 5 No. 3|4 has a bookplate by Anatoli Kalashinkov for James Keenan laid in; Vol. 7 No. 1|2 has a copy of Lewis Jaffe’s bookplate by Daniel Mitsui laid in; Vol. 7 No. 3 has a wine-themed bookplate designed by Donald Everett Fisher for Richard Schimmelpfeng laid in; Vol. 9 No. 4 has the Christopher Kent designed plate “In Memory of Rockwell Kent” tipped in; and Vol. 10 No. 1 has a bookplate designed by Concepcion Elvira tipped-in, as well as a copy of James Keenan’s P.G. Wodehouse plate. NOTE: Due to the size and weight of this collection, additional shipping may be necessary for overseas orders. First Edition.