Pennsylvania German Bookplates: A Study

By: Borneman, Henry S.

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Book Condition: Very Goodf

Vol. 54 of the Publications by the Pennsylvania German Society, 1953. Illustrated paper-covered boards with red cloth spine and gilt spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, color frontis, iv 169 pp. plus 24 color plates. Light rubbing on the edges and corners, with faintly yellowed endpapers and leaves and erased—though still visible—pencil notes on the ffep. There is a gift inscription on the front pastedown: “To F. deW B. with our compliments. K.D. Longsday / P.G. Society.” A detailed look at the art of Fraktur and Pennsylvania German ownership marks with some beautifully-reproduced examples of these MSS plates. Chapters include Evidence of Ownership, William Penn, The Pennsylvania Germans, The Arts of the Folk, One Hundred Pennsylvania German Bookplates (a bibliographic list), Designs and Designers, Collecting Bookplates, Hymnody, The Message of the Bookplate, etc.

Title: Pennsylvania German Bookplates: A Study

Author Name: Borneman, Henry S.

Categories: Bookplates (Ex Libris),

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania German Society: 1953

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Goodf

Seller ID: 2696