F. van Wyck Mason Sporting Bookplate by T.B.P. WITH 1959 Signed Letter [Ex Libris]

By: F. van Wyck Mason

Price: $30.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


F. van Wyck Mason bookplate by T.B.P., nd, 8.4 by 11.5 cm. Unused but with a couple of faint creases, a light paperclip impression, and small spots of skinning in the upper and lower margins (they do not affect the image). A duck hunting scene with a frame of icons related to his artistic, literary, and military achievements. Includes a type-written, signed letter from Van Wyck Mason to a fan (or bookplate collector), dated May 6, 1959. “I’m enclosing something of mine, a book plate, which I don’t often send away.” Van Wyck Mason (1901-1978) was a novelist and historian. He served in World War I—reaching the rank of lieutenant by the age of 17—and was a Harvard grad. He published 78 novels and numerous short stories, mostly in the mystery and historical fiction genres (Wikipedia).

Title: F. van Wyck Mason Sporting Bookplate by T.B.P. WITH 1959 Signed Letter [Ex Libris]

Author Name: F. van Wyck Mason

Categories: Bookplates (Ex Libris),

Publisher: 1959

Binding: Bookplate

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed Letter

Seller ID: 2822