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Egart Andersson Bookplate by Norbert H. Ott

By: Norbert H. Ott

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 2422

Condition: Fine


Egart Andersson by Norbert H. Ott, nd, 6 by 8.5 cm. Unused, fine. A mildly erotic wood engraving by the German artist Ott, circa mid-1960s. View more info

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Deutsche und Österreichische Exlibris 1500-1599 im Britischen Museum [German and Austrian Exlibris in the British Museum] Bookplates

By: O’Dell, Ilse

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The British Museum Press: 2003

Seller ID: 1716

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 22.5 by 28.3 cm, 256 pp., illus. New, still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. A German-language catalog of the British Museum’s extensive collection of german and Austrian bookplates, featuring nearly 500 black and white images as well as an overview of bookplate design, production and use. (os) Dust jacket present. View more info

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Helmer Fogedgaard Bookplate by Poul Egebæk (Ex Libris)

By: Poul Egebæk

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 2443

Condition: Very Good


Helmer Fogedgaard by Poul Egebæk, nd, 6.2 by 8.9 cm. Used, very good. Full-color, offset-printed plate by the Danish artist Egebæk (1930-?), circa 1970s. Fogedgaard was active in the Danish bookplate society and was an avid collector of books about painting, graphic arts, and bookplates. This design features a marigold amongst the books. View more info

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Catalogue of Royal Bookplates from the Louise E. Winterburn Collection, San Francisco College for Women

By: Price, Christine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco/Los Angeles, The California Bookplate Society (printed by The Saunders Press in Claremont, CA): 1944

Seller ID: 1797

Condition: Fair


San Francisco/Los Angeles: The California Bookplate Society (printed by The Saunders Press in Claremont, CA), 1944. Fair. 350 copies printed. Moss green paper over boards with leather spine and gilt spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, tipped-in frontis (the engraved bookplate of Louise E. Winterburn by Dorothy Payne) with tissue guard, xvi 75 pp., 15 plates of bookplate illustrations. Light scuffs and fading to the boards; the spine leather is dry and chipped on the edges an... View more info

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Rev. Carl E. Petersen Bookplate by Stephen H. Hargan [Ex Libris]

By: Rev. Carl E. Petersen Bookplate, Stephen H. Hargan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: np, 1894

Edition: original

Seller ID: 2078

Condition: Good


np, 1894 original print Good Rev Carl E Petersen by Stephen H Hargan (signed SHH Sc), 1894, 88 by 117 cm, hinged to a small sheet of paper Light wear at the corners and some smearing of the ink in the text at the top A very nice engraving of a library interior topped with a Barrow quote: “He that loveth a book, will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter” Fincham p 40 View more info

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Composite Book-plates 1897-8 [Bookplates, Ex Libris]

By: Ricketts, E. Bengough, ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: [1898]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2719

Condition: Good


Green illustrated paper over boards with green cloth spine, 14.7 by 22.9 cm, includes a one-page preface and a one-page introductory poem, followed by 55 pages, each illustrated with a single bookplate by Ricketts, Theodore Spicer Simson and Frank Bramley. Heavy wear at the extremities, with stains, scuffs and skinning to the boards; the endpapers are foxed, but the textblock is only lightly yellowed. There is a label on the rear pastedown for the Cazenovia [Michigan] ... View more info

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University of Connecticut Special Collections Bookplate by Robert A. Hawley [Calligraphy, Ex Libris]

By: Robert A. Hawley

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 2462

Condition: Very Good


University of Connecticut Special Collections by Robert A. Hawley, nd, 8.7 by 10.1 cm. Used, very good. “From the Library of Jaime Homero Arjona,” Arjona was an internationally-known expert on Lope de Vega, Spain’s most famous dramatist and contemporary of Shakespeare. Upon Arjona’s death in 1956, his library was bequeathed to his secretary Sophie Gianninoto who, in turn, presented the collection to the U of C Library. The calligraphic plate was designed by H... View more info

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Österreichische Exlibris Gesellschaft Generalregister zu den Jahrbüchern 1903-1912 [Austrian Bookplate Society Index to the Yearbooks 1903-1912]

By: Ross, Albert, compiler

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vienna, Österreichische Exlibris Gesellschaft: 1913

Seller ID: 2686

Condition: Good


Card wraps, 23 by 31 cm, 33 pp., not illus. Good with light grime, uneven fading, and corner wear and creases to the wraps. Includes a general index to the Society’s Yearbooks, as well as indices of bookplate artists and books. Text is in German. Fuller, p. 80. View more info

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Royal Museum & Library at Peel Park Bookplate [Manchester, Ex Libris]

By: Royal Museum & Library at Peel Park

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 2454

Condition: Fair


Royal Museum & Library at Peel Park, no designer, nd, 8 by 12.3 cm. Used, fair with light wrinkles and chips to the upper and lower left corners. No ascension numbers written in. The Royal Museum in Salford, Greater Manchester—now called the Salford Museum and Art Gallery—was opened in 1850 with a focus on Salford history and Victorian art and architecture. A photographically-reproduced version of this plate was used until at least the 1950s. This is an early en... View more info

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Royal Swedish Super Ex Libris: The Collection of Ejgil Jennsen-Tusch

By: Rödel, Klaus, intro.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Cambridge Bookplate for the Danish Ex Libris Foundation: 2000

Seller ID: 2720

Condition: Near Fine


Staple-bound, card wraps, 17.4 by 21.5 cm, vi 41 pp., illus. Near fine. An exhibition of Swedish royal plates held at the Boston Public Library for the XXVIII Congress of the International Federation of Ex Libris Societies (FISAE). View more info

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Samuel Farmer Jarvis, D.D. Bookplate [Ex Libris]

By: Samuel Farmer Jarvis, D.D.

Price: $40.00

Edition: original

Seller ID: 2100

Condition: Good


Samuel Farmer Jarvis, DD, no designer, nd (Jarvis lived 1786-1851), 8 by 101 cm, mounted on a collector card. Chip to upper left corner, impressions from erased pencil notes along top edge. Catalog clipping about the plate mounted on the bottom of the collector card. An early American armorial with the shield resting against a pile of books. The mottoes read “Hora é Sempre” and “Sola salus servire Deo.” Jarvis was a Connecticut clergyman and scholar and son... View more info

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Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. Bookplate by Sara B. Hill and A.J. Downey [Ex Libris]

By: Sara B. Hill, A.J. Downey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1927

Seller ID: 2460

Condition: Fine


Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. by Sara B. Hill/A.J. Downey, 1927, 8 by 11 cm. Unused, fine. Tuckerman (1889-1974) was an American jockey (hence the horse in the design), businessman, and politician. The plate was designed by Hill in New York City and engraved in London by Downey. Hill is featured on pp. 83-84 of Butler’s American Bookplates. View more info

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Index to the Year Books of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers Vol. 24-36, 1951-1972

By: Schimmelpfeng, Richard H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NP, ASBC&D: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2685

Condition: Fine


Staple-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.2 cm, 12 pp. Fine. View more info

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Bookplates for Libraries

By: Shickell, Edward Hampton; William R. Holman, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: np, Roger Becham, Publisher: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2721

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper over boards with a black cloth spine and paper spine and cover labels, no dust jacket (originally issued with a plain white jacket), 26.4 by 18.2 cm, [94] pp., illus. Light wear and uneven yellowing to the boards, with a tiny drip mark at the bottom edge of the front cover; the interior is clean and unmarked. “Contemporary designs for school, public, college and university libraries,” this volume approaches institutional bookplates from a graphic design ... View more info

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The Bookplate Collection of John Simpson, Lots 75-288 from Photography, Printed Books & Maps, Auction Catalog for 17 May 2005

By: Simpson, John] Bonhams

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bonhams New Bond Street: 2005

Seller ID: 2722

Condition: Very Good


For auction on 17 May 2005, an offprint of the sale’s bookplate material made available to members of the Bookplate Society. Glossy, staple-bound wraps, 18.6 by 24.4 cm, 40 pp., 14 black and white images, errata slip laid in. very good with only faint corner wear. Sold mostly in lots, Simpson’s collection was as comprehensive as it was important. View more info

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Book Plates and their Value – English and American Plates [Bookplates, Ex Libris]

By: Slater, John Herbert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Henry Grant: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2723

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked in rhubarb-colored cloth, new endpapers, and bright gilt spine titles, top edge gilt, 14 by 20 cm, 241 pp. Bindings is fine, interior is very good with only minor toning near the fore-edges of the leaves. Includes an introductory and historical survey of bookplates, systems of classification, noted engravers of English plates, American plates, principles of valuation, and an “alphabetical list of some of the most noted book-plates arranged under their owners... View more info

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The Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library

By: Sprenger, Bernice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, The Detroit Public Library: 1971

Seller ID: 2699

Condition: Very Good


Brochure no. 7142. Staple-bound card wraps, 15.1 by 15.3 cm, 12 pp. incld. wraps, illus. Very good with only faint wear to the wraps. This ephemeral little booklet details the historical background of the Burton Historical Collection, including the reading room, catalog room, and its genealogical materials. It features a reproduction and brief description of the Burton bookplate designed by Raymond Everett. View more info

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Herbert Gregson and his Book Plates [The Gregson Brochure] [Bookplates, Ex Libris]

By: Truesdell, W.P., intro., Charles Goodspeed

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by Charles E. Goodspeed: 1903

Edition: First Edition, Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2724

Condition: Very Good


No. 9 of 25. Blue cloth with paper cover label, approx. 16 by 23.5 cm, mounted frontis portrait, [3] pp. followed by 13 pages of bookplate illustrations (no tip-ins). Very good with faint cover wear and a small limitation label on the front pastedown which states, “Twenty-five copies have been printed of this edition, of which this is No. 9 Japan.” Printed by the Troutsdale Press in Boston and sold by the venerable bookseller Charles E. Goodspeed, these series are... View more info

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Arthur Jacobson and his Book Plates [The Jacobson Brochure] [Bookplates, Ex Libris]

By: Truesdell, W.P., intro., Charles Goodspeed

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by Charles E. Goodspeed: 1903

Edition: First Edition, Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2725

Condition: Very Good


No. 9 of 25. Blue cloth with paper cover label, approx. 16 by 23.5 cm, mounted frontis portrait with hand-colored frame pencil signed by Jacobson, [4] pp. followed by 16 pages of bookplate illustrations (1 tipped in and 3 hand-colored). Very good with only minor cover wear and a small limitation label on the second free endpaper which states, “Twenty-five copies have been printed of this edition, of which this is No. 9 Japan.” Printed by the Troutsdale Press in Bos... View more info

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University Club of Chicago Bookplate [Ex Libris]

By: University Club of Chicago

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 2461

Condition: Very Good


University Club of Chicago, no designer, nd, 8.1 by 9.9 cm. Used, very good with “copy 2” in ink in the lower right corner. An owl perched above the motto “Vibque Alman – Matrem Memento” (remember your alma mater everywhere). Founded in 1887 and still going strong in downtown Chicago, the University Club was created by university graduates who wanted a special place where they could enjoy intellectual pursuits. View more info