Stephen Whitney Phoenix - Bookplate (Ex Libris)

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Very Good Stephen Whitney Phoenix, no designer, nd, 79 by 105 cm, unused, very good with some light wrinkles The shield contains an image of a phoenix, of course Another variant of this plate reads, “Columbia University in the City of New York,” above the shield – most certainly the version attached to his bequests Phoenix (1839-1881) was a New York lawyer and avid collector of books and prints Three-thousand of his drawings and prints, as well as his general library of books, are held at Columbia He left his herbarium to the American Museum of Natural History, and his books relating to heraldry and genealogy are held by the New York Historical Society A73-16

Title: Stephen Whitney Phoenix - Bookplate (Ex Libris)

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Book Condition: Very Good

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