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

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

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

Binding   print

Book Condition   Good

Edition   original

Publisher   London nd

Seller ID   2077

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

Price = 30.00 USD

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