French Book-plates (Bookplates, Ex Libris)

By: Hamilton, Walter

Price: $100.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good - Fine


Enlarged second printing of 788 copies. Rebound in brown cloth with bright gilts spine and cover titles, and new endpapers, top edge gilt, 15 by 19.5 cm, copper plate frontispiece, x 360 pp., numerous illus. Binding fine; textblock is very good with only minor foxing here and there. Solidly bound to be handled and used (bindings match item no. 43), this classic includes chapters on identification and classification, notes on French heraldry, ex-libris by date (1574-1650, 1650-1700, 1700-1789), and bookplates by classification and subject, including the First Republic, the First Empire, Restoration and Louis-Philippe, the Second Empire, the frontier provinces, ecclesiastical and scholastic, the Huguenots, medical men, canting arms and punning plates, phrases of possession, famous men, modern ex-libris, a list of artists and engravers, and a bibliography. Fuller, p. 60.

Title: French Book-plates (Bookplates, Ex Libris)

Author Name: Hamilton, Walter

Categories: Bookplates (Ex Libris),

Edition: Second Printing

Publisher: London/New York, George Ball & Sons: 1896

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good - Fine

Seller ID: 2703