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The Values of Certain Early American Bookplates

By: Baer, Carlyle S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington DC, The Bruin Press: nd

Seller ID: 2690

Condition: Very Good


Not dated (c. 1958). Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.4 by 25.4 cm, 77 pp. plus colophon, illus. with one fold-out and seven photographic plates. Very good with minor corner and edge wear, fading of the cord, and a small tape remnant of the inside of the front cover. Baer’s introduction is followed by a lengthy list of important American plates, including all pertinent information and values (in 1960). Most of the bookplates listed have detailed descriptions, and many have... View more info

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Year Book 1947/48 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1955

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2659

Condition: Near Fine


No. 184 of 250 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps with a bookplate mounted on the front cover, 19 by 25.2 cm, 39 pp., illus., three tipped-in, signed bookplates and four tipped-in plates. Near fine with only the faintest signs of spine fading. Features an autobiographical piece by bookplate designer Jaroslav Vodrazka, as well as a checklist, a checklist of bookplates of Philadelphia physicians, and a continuation of a checklist of bookplates by Oscar Taylor Blackburn. View more info

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Year Book 1951 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1951

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2660

Condition: Very Good


Printed for members only at the University Press of Sewanee, Tennessee, no. 29 of 250 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.4 by 25.3 cm, 32 (2) pp., illus. Very good with light wear to the covers and corners. Includes: “The Bookplates of Herbert Francis Wauthier” by Phyllis King, with a checklist and seven tipped-in plates; “Ernest Haskell” by Elmer Johnson Porter, with a checklist and two tipped-in plates; and “Notes on the Bookplates of Amos Doolittle” by ... View more info

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Year Book 1956 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2661

Condition: Fine


Baer, Carlyle S., ed. Year Book 1956 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers. Washington DC: ASBC&D, 1958, printed for members only at the University Press of Sewanee, Tennessee, 250 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.2 cm, 33 pp. plus colophon, illus. No. 226 of 250, fine, retains the original tissue sleeve. Includes “The Bookplates of Louis Agassiz Fuertes” by Mary Fuertes Boynton, with a checklist and two tipped-in plates; “My Boo... View more info

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Year Book 1956 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1958

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2662

Condition: Good


Printed for members only at the University Press of Sewanee, Tennessee, 250 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.2 cm, 33 pp. plus colophon, illus. No. 37 of 250, good with large, though faint, dampstains on the front and rear covers and the title page, and minor corner wear. Includes “The Bookplates of Louis Agassiz Fuertes” by Mary Fuertes Boynton, with a checklist and two tipped-in plates; “My Bookplates” by Jeanette Campbell Shirk, with a checklist a... View more info

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Year Book 1957 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1958

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2663

Condition: Very Good


250 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.3 cm, 28 (3) pp., illus., seven tipped-in bookplates, six of which appear to be reproductions. No. 203 of 250, very good with only minor corner bumping; retains the original tissue sleeve. Includes pieces on Rudolph Stanley-Brown, along with a check list, “A Guide to the Study of Book-Plates” by the Hon. J. Leicester Warren, and a description of the bookplate of the Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia. Two copies availa... View more info

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Year Book 1957 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1958

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2664

Condition: Good


Baer, Carlyle S., ed. Year Book 1957 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers. Washington DC: ASBC&D, 1958, 250 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.3 cm, 28 (3) pp., illus., seven tipped-in bookplates, six of which appear to be reproductions. No. 30 of 250, good with large, though faint, dampstains on the front and rear covers and the title page, and a 35 mm split at the head of the spine. Includes pieces on Rudolph Stanley-Brown, along wit... View more info

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Year Book 1958 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1958

Seller ID: 2665

Condition: Very Good


Printed by the University Press of Sewanee, Tennessee, 1958, 250 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.3 cm, frontis, 26 pp. plus colophon, illus. No. 168 of 250, very good with light corner bumping; retains the original tissue sleeve. Includes “Lincolniana Bookplates,” with a checklist, and the tipped-in bookplate of Louis Jno. Bailey that features an actual Lincoln postage stamp; “The Bookplates of Henry Emerson Tuttle,” with a checklist, and three repro... View more info

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Year Book 1958 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1958

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2666

Condition: Near Fine


Printed by the University Press of Sewanee, Tennessee, 1958, 250 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.3 cm, frontis, 26 pp. plus colophon, illus. No. 230 of 250, near fine. Includes “Lincolniana Bookplates,” with a checklist, and the tipped-in bookplate of Louis Jno. Bailey that features an actual Lincoln postage stamp; “The Bookplates of Henry Emerson Tuttle,” with a checklist, and three reproduction bookplates tipped-in; and “The Bookplate Art of Efr... View more info

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Year Book 1961/1962 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2667

Condition: Very Good


Baer, Carlyle S., ed. Year Book 1961/1962 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers. Washington DC: ASBC&D, printed by the University Press of Sewanee, Tennessee, 1964, no. 161 of 200 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.3 cm, 41 pp. plus colophon, illus. Very good with only minor corner bumping, retains the original tissue sleeve. Includes “The Bookplate of David Garrick,” with the engraved reproduction of Garrick’s plate tipper-in; ... View more info

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Year Book 1965/1966 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2668

Condition: Very Good


Printed by the University Press of Sewanee, Tennessee, 1969, no. 175 of 200 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.3 cm, 27 pp. plus colophon, illus. No. 175 of 200, very good with light corner wear and an adhesive mark on the inside of the front cover (presumably from a bookplate that was removed. Includes “A Few Examples of Ecclesiastical Bookplates” by Rev. Canon Enrico S. Molnar, along with a checklist of Molnar’s bookplates, five illustrations, three tip... View more info

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Year Book 1965/1966 of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

By: Baer, Carlyle S., ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington DC, ASBC&D: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2669

Condition: Very Good


Printed by the University Press of Sewanee, Tennessee, 1969, no. 175 of 200 printed. Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.3 cm, 27 pp. plus colophon, illus. No. 81 of 200, very good with light corner wear. While this copy retains the original tissue sleeve, it has a light dampstain on the cover panel of the tissue (tea?), and a very faint stain can be seen on the cover as well. Includes “A Few Examples of Ecclesiastical Bookplates” by Rev. Canon Enrico S. Molnar, al... View more info

The Typographic Bookplates of Ward Ritchie

By: Beck, Melissa; Ward Ritchie, foreword

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, California, Kenneth Karimole: 1990

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 654

Condition: Fine


Santa Monica, California: Kenneth Karimole, 1990. First edition. Fine. Santa Monica, California: Kenneth Karimole, 1990. First edition. Fine. [Ward Ritchie] Beck, Melissa; Ward Ritchie, foreword. The Typographic Bookplates of Ward Ritchie. Santa Monica, California: Kenneth Karimole, 1990, limited edition of 300 copies. Hardcover with original clear mylar jacket with tears to the rear panel, 5 5/8 by 8 1/2-inches, not paginated (119 pp.). decorative paper over ... View more info

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South African Bookplates from the Percival J.G. Collection

By: Bishop, Percival J.G.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/Cape Town, A.A. Balkema: 1955

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1851

Condition: Good +


500 printed (50 of which are signed/numbered). Burgundy cloth with faded gilt spine titles and gilt publisher’s device on cover, 14 by 22.5 cm, frontis (tipped-in color copy of the author’s bookplate), 108 pp., illus. Light wear and stains to the boards and yellowing to the endpapers. Bookplate of noted collector James Goode on the rear pastedown. Based on Bishop’s personal collection, this volume illustrates the wide variety of South African ex libris. Includ... View more info

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Some Suffolk and Norfolk Ex-Libris: Bookplates and Labels Relating to East Anglian Owners, Artists and Printers

By: Blatchly, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Bookplate Society: 2000

Seller ID: 1792

Condition: Good +


London: The Bookplate Society, 2000. Good +. 450 copies printed. Sewn wraps, 19.4 by 27.4 cm, 154 pp., illus. Light rubbing and edge and corner wear to the wraps. James Goode bookplate on the inside of the front cover. Heavily illustrated. View more info

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East Anglian Ex-Libris: Bookplates and Labels Made Between 1700 and the Present Day

By: Blatchly, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Bookplate Society: 2008

Seller ID: 1794

Condition: Near Fine


London: The Bookplate Society, 2008. Near Fine. 400 copies printed. Sewn wraps, 19.5 by 27.5 cm, 128 pp., illus. Near fine. James Goode bookplate on the inside of the front cover. Heavily illustrated with crisp, clear images. View more info

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Pennsylvania German Bookplates: A Study

By: Borneman, Henry S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania German Society: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2695

Condition: Very Good


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. Very minor shelf wear to the extremities, with faintly yellowed endpapers and leaves. No writing or other marks. A detailed look at the art of Fraktur and Pennsylvania German ownership marks with some beautifully-reproduced examples of these MSS plates. Chapters ... View more info

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Pennsylvania German Bookplates: A Study

By: Borneman, Henry S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania German Society: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2696

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. Societ... View more info

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The Rise of the Book-Plate: Being an Exemplification of the Art, Signified by Various Book-Plates, from its Earliest to its Most Recent Practice … with an Introduction and Chapter on the Study and Arrangement of Book-Plates by Henry Blackwell

By: Bowdoin, William Goodrich; Henry Blackwell, intro.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, A. Wessels Company: 1901

Seller ID: 2697

Condition: Good - Very Good


Black paper-covered boards with a dark red cloth spine with gilt spine and cover titles, 19 by 23.5 cm, copper plate frontis, 207 pp. (48 of text, incld. a bibliography of bookplate literature), heavily illus. Chipping on the edges of the boards with light scuff marks and corner wear; gilt on the spine is dull. The front hinge is cracked with an old glue repair job and the rear hinge looks professionally repaired. Light tears and stains on the frontispiece tissue guar... View more info

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A Selection of Old Canadian Bookplates: From the Collection in the Library at the University of British Columbia, The Alcuin Society’s Keepsake 1967

By: Brearley, Neil; Nick Schwabe, designer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vancouver, The Alcuin Society: 1967

Seller ID: 2698

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound card wraps, approx. 22.2 by 28.5 cm, 12 pp., illus. Very good with minor wear to the wraps and edges. Includes a brief, 2 pp. introduction and reproductions of 22 interesting plates from the U. of B.C., most with a short paragraph on the design and owner. Includes designs for politicians, explorers, physicians, railwaymen, and more. View more info