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Cheltenham Ladies College by Edmund H. New - Bookplate (Ex Libris)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 1597


Cheltenham Ladies College by Edmund H. New, nd (c.1880s), 8.4 by 12.8, used, near fine. The Cheltenham Ladies College is in Cheltenham, England, and was founded in 1853. The motto reads: “Coelesti Luce Crescat” (May She Grow in Heavenly Light). A28-20 View more info

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James Simpson Craig - Bookplate (Ex Libris)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 1599


James Simpson Craig, designer’s mark appears to be “AN” or “HM,” nd, 6.6 by 8.2 cm, used, near fine. A33-8 View more info

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Jean Churchill Ford - Bookplate (Ex Libris)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 1608


Jean Churchill Ford, no designer, nd, 7 by 11.4 cm, used, very good with faint blue staining near the top. A47-5 View more info

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Richard Ward, Salhouse Hall, Norfolk - Bookplate (Ex Libris)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 1625


Very Good Richard Ward/Salhouse Hall, Norfolk, no designer, nd, 56 by 75 cm, unused, very good Plate of the latter Richard who died in 1863. View more info

Guy D. Elwell by JWL - Bookplate (Ex Libris)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 1607


Very Good Guy D Elwell by JWL, nd, 106 by 131 cm, used. View more info

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Bookplates: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of the Periodical Literature

By: Arellanes, Audrey Spencer

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Detroit, Gale Research Co.: 1971

Seller ID: 1850


Red cloth with black and gilt spine and cover panels, 15.5 by 23.3 cm, xxxviii (32 pp. of bookplate images) 474 pp. From the introduction: “This is a selective bibliography of periodical literature pertaining to bookplates, restricted to articles in English, published primarily in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand … The time covered is from 1822, the date of the earliest item, through August of 1969.” While “selective,” this ... View more info

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Poppert Family Bookplate Collection 1996

By: Arellanes, Audrey Spencer, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NP, The Poppert Family and the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers: 1996

Seller ID: 1881


Staple-bound, card wraps, 21 by 28 cm, [26] pp., illus. very good with only light wear to the wraps. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. A short introduction followed by an illustrated checklist of Poppert family bookplates as of march 1996. (os) First Edition. View more info

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American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers Year Book 1971/72 – Membership Directory 1973

By: Arellanes, Audrey Spencer, ed.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, ASBC&D: 1973

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 2070


No. 55 of 200 printed. Staple-bound, card wraps, 19.7 by 25.4 cm, 117 pp., illus. Near fine. This volume of the Year Book acted as a membership directory with the name, address and a short bio of each member – both individuals and institutions – and notes on their bookplate. An appendix lists all members, past and present. Over seventy illustrations are joined by forty-five tipped-in member bookplates – an amazing collection. Some of the plates included are f... View more info

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American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers Year Book 1990

By: Arellanes, Audrey Spencer, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NP, ASBC&D: 1991

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 2071


No. 66 and 67 of 250 printed (two copies available). Staple-bound, card wraps, 19.6 by 25.4 cm, 48 pp. plus colophon, illus. Near fine with light sun fading along the spine. Includes “Bookplates for Children, Collections of Juvenilia, For the Young at Heart of All Ages” by Marian Holleman, “The Bookplate of the Prince of Wales and the Bishop of Osnabrugh” by George S. Swarth, a note on Malgorzata Maria Magdalena “Kiki” Buchaniec with one tipped-in plate ac... View more info

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American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers Year Book 1994

By: Arellanes, Audrey Spencer, ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NP, ASBC&D: 1994

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 2073


No. 36 of 250 printed. Staple-bound, card wraps, 19.8 by 25.2 cm, 47 pp. plus colophon, illus. Very good with a date received stamp in the upper corner of the front cover. Includes “Marco Birnholz Ex Libris Collection” by Margo Mulholland with two tipped-in bookplates, and “An Ex Libris Library in Japan” by Cliff Parfit. First Edition. View more info

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Bookplates in the News, A Run of the First Eighty-Six Issues, 1970-1991, with 243 Tipped-In Bookplates [American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers]

By: Arellanes, Audrey Spencer, ed., American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers (ABBC&D)

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Pasadena, Alhambra, CA, American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers/Audrey Spencer Arellanes: July 1970 – October 1991

Seller ID: 2065


Straight run of 86 issues. Loose leaf, 21.6 by 27.9 cm, 936 pp. (cumulative pagination), illus. The first three issues have staples or staple-holes and a few pencil marks, the last sheet (p. 935/6) has some creases and yellowing; the remaining issues are fine or near fine. The official newsletter of the ASBC&D, BIN provided information “about bookplates, their artists and illustrators, bookplate owners, and bookplate exhibits, as well as including reviews of the lite... View more info

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Arthur J. Kasparian Bookplate by Arthur J. Kasparian [Treasure Hunter, Ex Libris]

By: Arthur J. Kasparian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1962

Seller ID: 2449


Arthur J. Kasparian by Arthur J. Kasparian, 1962, 10 by 12.4 cm. Used, good with cockling from being damp and a set of tiny staple holes near the center top. From the library of a treasure hunter, the plate depicts scenes of pirate treasure, diving for sunken treasure, metal detectors, and mining for gold, with these lines from Pope: “Treasures, like insects, when concealed they lie; Wait but for wings, and in their season fly.” A busy, colorful offset-printed pla... View more info

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J. Edouard Diamond Bookplate by Arthur Nelson Macdonald [Lincoln, Ex Libris]

By: Arthur Nelson Macdonald

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 2441


J. Edouard Diamond by Arthur Nelson Macdonald, nd, 5.7 by 8.8 cm. Unused, fine. Engraved by Macdonald (Butler pp. 45-46) for Diamond’s collection of Lincolniana. View more info

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B.T. Welch Bookplate [Ex Libris]

By: B.T. Welch

Price: $20.00

Edition: original

Seller ID: 2101


BT Welch, no designer, nd, 8 by 7 cm, used and mounted on a collector card. Small tear in the upper margin where the plate is glued to the card and impressions from erased pencil notes along top edge. A nicely designed literary plate. Listed in Allen, but with no further information Motto reads “Literatura mentem expandit.” View more info

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Luther A. Brewer Bookplate by Bart Justice, 1902

By: Bart Justice

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 2428


Luther A. Brewer by Bart Justice, 1902, 9 by 11.5 cm. Unused, mounted on a card, near fine; reattached chip to lower left corner of card. Brewer (1853-1933) was a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, publisher who owned The Torch Press. He was a bibliophile best known for his Leigh Hunt collection, now in the possession of the University of Iowa. 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


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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Charles E. Goodspeed Bookplate [Angling, Ex Libris, Bookseller]

By: Charles E. Goodspeed

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 2445


Charles E. Goodspeed, the designer’s mark in the lower left corner is an H (it is possible that there are one or two letters before the H, but they are illegible), nd, 8.5 by 10.5. Unused, fine. Scarce ex libris of the distinguished bookseller, publisher, author, bookplate collector—and angler—Charles Goodspeed (1867-1950). Much rarer than his Boston Massacre plate by S.L. Smith. Dickinson/Bookdealers pp. 80-82. View more info

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Ernest Dawson by Charles Joseph Rider

By: Charles Joseph Rider

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 2434


Ernest Dawson by Charles Joseph Rider, nd, 8.8 by 12 cm. Unused, fine. A scarce plate for Ernest Dawson (1882-1947), founder of Dawson’s, Los Angeles’ oldest continuously open book shop. Founded in 1905, the business is now run by ABAA member Michael Dawson. Butler pp. 116-117, Dickinson/Bookdealers pp. 46-47. View more info

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Daughters of the American Revolution Bookplate (Ex Libris) D.A.R.

By: Daughters of the American Revolution

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 2433


Daughters of the American Revolution, no designer, nd, 8.5 by 10.1 cm. Unused, near fine. For the Library of the National Society of the D.A.R. View more info

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Audrey Spencer Arellanes Bookplate (Ex Libris)

By: David W. Starette

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 2424


Audrey Spencer Arellanes by David W. Starette, nd, 5.2 by 6.2 cm. Used, near fine. Starette’s typographic plate for Arellanes, the doyenne of American bookplate collecting; editor of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers Year Books during the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s, author of Bookplates: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of the Periodical Literature, and editor of Bookplates in the News. View more info