British bookplates

a pictorial history by Brian North Lee

Publisher: David & Charles in Newton Abbot [Eng.], North Pomfret, Vt

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementBrian North Lee.
LC ClassificationsZ994.G7 L44 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. : ill.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4190028M
ISBN 10071537785X
LC Control Number80468572

LEE, Brian North, EARLY PRINTED BOOK LABELS: A CATALOGUE OF DATED PERSONAL LABELS AND GIFT LABELS PRINTED IN BRITAIN TO THE YEAR London: Private Libraries Association & the Bookplate Society, First edition. An impressive catalogue of the known labels, with an historical introduction, appendices of early American labels, printers’ gifts, book . "QUANTUM SHOT" # Link - article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Sometimes ex libris is more valuable than the book containing it Ex libris, meaning ‘from the library of’, or ‘from the books of’ is a Latin expression concerning the artform of bookplates - stamps or labels inside books that identify the owner. Ex libris bookplates range from the simple to the decorative and elaborate. One of the leading twentieth-century British book collectors, Major John Abbey (), is celebrated in an exhibition at Horsham Museum, West Sussex, England, which looks at his collecting life. (And yes, it is still currently open to visitors.) Dyslexic and a poor writer, Abbey was interested in the book as physical object, its. Growing in popularity, author signed bookplates are "laid-in" (loosely included) in the book. The laid-in process is preferred. If you later get the book signed by the author, you can then use the signed bookplate in a different book. In either event, an author signed bookplate increases the value of a book.

The University Library Legacy Program offers a rare opportunity to create a meaningful and lasting contribution to the University community. A personalized bookplate, or ex-libris, is a traditional and elegant way to honour a loved one or commemorate a special event while supporting UBC Library. F Arms: Cotton. William Stephens sculp. (see, John Blatchy, William Stephens – a prolific Cambridge engraver, in «The Bookplate Journal,» New Series, Vol. 3, nº 1, March , the Bookplate Society). According to Frank’s, it is probably the bookplate of Sir John Hynde Cotton, of Madingley Hall, 4th Bart (d), an MP for the county of Cambridge twice.   Catalogue of British and American book-plates (ex libris) collected by the late Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks by Ellis (Firm), , Ellis edition, in English Catalogs, British Bookplates, Library, American Bookplates, Accessible book. People Pages: London and New Castle: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, large 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. pages. ISBN:

Collected together on DVD-Rom for the first time, in digital format we present 77 rare, vintage books concering the art of the hed between and , a period which exemplified excellence in book-plate design and the height of interest in their study & collection, each book, in pdf format, is a dpi scan of the original pages, so you be reading each, exactly as Rating: % positive. A bookplate, or Ex Libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book to express ownership. The first books were highly valuable and prestigious objects to own, hence the first bookplates usually incorporated the decorative coats of arms of the fabulously wealthy. By the late nineteenth century, bookplates had developed into a highly imaginative form of the engraver's and.

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Royal dukes were covered in British Royal Bookplates by Brian North Lee, published inbut we obtained the back stock and issued a copy to every member in June Our members book for /12 was on the bookplates of Miss C Helard (see image below right).

A delightfully attractive book presenting the bookplate - a neglected art form that has nevertheless been practised by leading artists of their generation, from Albrecht Duerer to Edward Burne-Jones. A bookplate, or Ex Libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book to express ownership.

The first books were highly valuable and prestigious objects to own, hence the first. Bookplates, BOOK STICKERS For Kids or Adults, Mice with Books, Book Lovers, Pencil Art, This Book Belongs To. By the late 19th century, bookplates had developed into a highly imaginative form of miniature art.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Brian North Lee (Author) out of 5 Cited by: 1. Get this from a library. British bookplates: a pictorial history. [Brian North Lee; David & Charles (North Pomfret, Vt.),] -- An illustrated history of years of British bookplates with reproductions of.

In an exhibition, displaying bookplates of heralds and other armorial ex-libris, took place at the College of Arms, London. We intend that our next exhibition, long overdue, will be in to celebrate the issue of our planned book on the bookplates of famous British people.

The University of British Columbia Library has digitized hundreds of highly personalized bookplates from the 19th and early : Allison Meier.

Ex Libris Stamp owl, bookplates-stamp with owl motif, book stamp with British bookplates book, individual stamp for books, names in books S AvieArt 5 out of 5 stars (6,) £ Favourite. reading girl bookplates - feminine book plates - Ex Libris - girls bookplate stickers - custom book plate - bookworm for her - gift under 20 SunshineandRavioli 5 out of 5 stars (2,) $ Favorite.

Ephemera from the book trade as well as some library labels and bookplates, chiefly British, 18th and 19th centuries. The book trade collection includes printed pieces of ephemera relating to every aspect of the Book Trade — Booksellers advertisements, Bookbinder’s advertisements, Paper makers, Printers, Stationers, Lithographers.

Bookplates, American. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: Bookplates; Used for: Book-plates, American; American bookplates; Filed under: Bookplates, American A classified list of early American book-plates with a brief description of the principal styles and a note as to the prominent engravers, ([New York, The De Vinne press, ]), by Charles Dexter Allen and.

A bookplate is sometimes called an ex libris in reference to the Latin inscription meaning “from the books of” found on most earliest known example, dated tois the bookplate of Hilprand Brandenburg, a Carthusian monk. At first, most bookplates were designed to safeguard the chattel of barons and nobles; as such, they were adorned with coats of arms and other indicators Author: Princeton Architectural Press.

The University of British Columbia Library's Rare Books and Special Collections has digitized examples of bookplates from books and book collections held by RBSC. The bookplates from the Thomas Murray Collection are also featured in a virtual display. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Caption title: Ellis's Catalogue of bookplates (Franks Collection) Lists 7, duplicates for sale by Ellis. The main collection of more t items was bequeathed to the British Museum. PrefPages: The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada.

Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (), Shakespeare's First Folio (), Newton's Principia. A recent book auction by Purcells of Birr, Co Offaly, included J M Synge’s book The Aran Islands, illustrated by Jack B Yeats: one of a limited first edition, it also carried the bookplate Yeats.

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London and New Castle: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, large 8vo. hardcover, dust jacket. pages. ISBN: ISBN: Henry James Pye, Poet-Laureate of England from toused a book-plate of the middle Chippendale style, which is of some interest on account of the distinguished office held by its owner, which, however, by all accounts was not graced by his holding; for he was the maker of but dull verse and, while a respectable member of Parliament.

British Bookplates: A Pictorial History Brian North Lee and Bookplates Frank Brangwyn In Britain, people have been sticking labels into their books to state their ownership of them since the 16th Century. The earliest one in the Pictorial History dates from SOME SPECIMENS INSERTED IN A BOOK KEPT IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Some bookplates kindly lent by Mr. Barwick—Wrest Park plates—Sir John Lubbock. T HE following are all in a small collection of ex libris in a book kept for the purpose in the British Museum. The press mark is C 66 f3:—. Researching Hans Sloane’s books, one of the foundation collections of the British Library.

I wanted to find Victorian jokes and bring them back to life Dr Bob Nicholson used digitised 19th-century books and newspapers to bring Victorian jokes back to life. BOOKPLATES, labels, usually inside book covers, indicating the owner of the earliest ex libris with Hebrew wording were made for non-Jews.

One of the first bookplates was made by Albrecht Duerer for Willibald Pirkheimer (c. ) with an inscription in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin of Psalms Harold Edward Hughes Nelson (22 May – 25 February ), usually known simply as Harold Nelson, was an artist, illustrator, designer of bookplates, advertisements and postage stamps, copper etcher and engraver, and signed his works with the initials N.

or H.N. The engraving is said to be the only one initialled by Paul Nash on the block. The bookplate is quite scarce as, presumably, it is mostly found in books held at the Courtauld Institute; few have entered the used book trade.

The woodcut is British Surrealist in style with an echo of Cubism and Vorticism - both movements had earlier attracted Nash. You'll love the Authentic Decorative Books - "British Bookplates: A Pictorial History" Coffee Table Decorative Set at Wayfair - Great Deals on all Décor & Pillows products with Free Shipping on most stuff, even the big stuff.

Size=9"x11", pgs(Index). B/W Photos, Figures. 1" DJ tear bottom fore-edge, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. ISBN [British Firearms: Martini-Henry Rifle: Rifles and Carbines: Breech-Loaders: Military Rifles] Price Reflects 20% off. SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!.

Range: $ - $ Vintage ex libris & this book belongs to bookplates gummed stickers boxed full. comes with two bookplates signed by guy harris and peter dawbarn.

Ww1 british submarine hms e4'took part in battle of the bight'later sunk and raised. book plate showing elderly woman reading. Second-hand Bookplates for sale on UK's largest auction and. Since that time, bookplates have been created using the entire range of printmaking and typographic techniques available including, in the modern era, photography and computer aided design.

Early bookplate collecting in England. The first recorded bookplate British collector was Miss Sarah Banks (), sister of Sir Joseph Banks. Categories Anglo-Portuguese Armorials, British Armorial Bookplates, Orders and Decorations Charles William SHERBORN () Published on 13 de April de 31 de March de by jvarnoso Leave a comment.British Bookplates: A Pictorial History by Brian North Lee.

David & Charles, pages. Hardcover with dust jacket.Chris Volion is raising funds for Book Curse: Ex Libris Bookplates for Vindictive Bibliophiles on Kickstarter! Resurrect the ancient tradition of the Book Curse in your own library with these whimsical yet delightfully grim bookplates.