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guide to the study of book-plates

(ex-libris)

by Warren, John Byrne Leicester Baron de Tabley

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Published by Sherratt and Hughes in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bookplates

  • Edition Notes

    Edited by Eleanor Leighton.

    Statementby John Byrne Leicester Warren (Lord De Tabley)
    ContributionsLeighton, Eleanor, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ993 .D43 1900
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, [3], 228 p. incl. 15 pl.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6904454M
    LC Control Number01008369
    OCLC/WorldCa3534277

    Mastera russkogo ekslibrisa. They have been popular in Russia since the early 18th century. The practice of designing bookplates flourished throughout the 18th and 19th cent. The woodcut, in imitation of similar devices in old manuscripts, is hand-painted. Eve in England, and in America J. Most recently updated: January 28,

    A marvellous book all about the bookplate, or ex-libris, the small and often highly decorative label pasted into a book, most usually on the inside front cover, to indicate its owner. For instance, the vault holds nearly volumes from Ye Galleon Press of Fairfield, Washington, and numerous works produced by the Benedictine nuns at Stanbrook Abbey. Batten, Erat Harrison, J. Scooting back to the very first pages will reveal that this book itself, rather appropriately, has a bookplate, of a certain J Balfour Paul, as well as one from the University of California where the book still resides. Of late years the composition of personal booktokens has become recognized as a minor branch of a higher art, and there has come into fashion an entirely new class of designs which, for all their wonderful variety, bear as unmistakable a character as that of the most definite styles of bygone days.

    There are still substantial numbers of collectors for whom the study of bookplates spanning years is a fascinating source of historical, artistic and socio-cultural interest. Denis It took me a little while to get into this story Eleanor can be a bit hard to relate to! Broadly speaking, it may be said that the purely heraldic element tends to become subsidiary and the allegorical or symbolic to assert itself more strongly.


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Guide to the study of book-plates book

The local Indian tribe offers another explanation: Crota, a great beast of legend, has reawakened. The earlier examples of this manner are tolerably ponderous and simple.

Soon after the Restoration, however, a bookplate seems to have suddenly become an established accessory to most well-ordered libraries. I loved Eleanor's opinion on it and thought it would be really fun to include. As to why one might need a bookplate, the introduction to this volume explains it rather eloquently: And now concerning the reasons for a custom which may be said to be almost as old as the printed book itself, and which is anything but on the wane at the present time.

The ex-libris, or bookplate, emerged along with printing in Germany in the late 15th century. Until the last quarter of the 17th century the number of authentic English plates is very limited. Fowler, Alfred.

Bookplates of the Kings : Christine Price's Catalogue of Royal Bookplates

If, on the one hand, the more enthusiastic ex-librists for such a word has actually been coined have made the somewhat ridiculous claim of science for "ex-librisme," the bitter animadversion, on the other, of a certain class of intolerant bibliophiles upon the vandalism of removing book-plates from old books has at times been rather extravagant.

Leningrad, Near the turn of the 20th century, the composition of personal book tokens became recognized as a minor branch of a higher art, and there has come into fashion an entirely new class of designs which, for all their wonderful variety, bear as unmistakable a character as that of the most definite styles of bygone days.

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The earliest printed bookplates date from c. Of late years, however, a rapid impetus appears to have been given to the designing of ex-libris; a new era, in fact, has begun for the book-plate, one of great interest.

From the middle of the century, however, the ex-libris proper became quite popular; examples of that period are numerous, and, as a rule, very handsome. Thus the great majority of modern plates are reproduced by process. But when construction of a beautiful new home begins in the empty lot next door, their easy friendship and relaxed get-togethers are marred by strange accidents and inexplicable happenings.

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The development in various directions of process work, by facilitating and cheapening the reproduction of beautiful and elaborate designs, has no doubt helped much to popularize the bookplate—a thing which in older days was almost invariably restricted to ancestral libraries or to collections otherwise important.

Soon after the Restoration, however, a book-plate seems to have suddenly become an established accessory to most well-ordered libraries.

The ornamental accessories are symmetrical palms and sprays, wreaths and ribands. Batten, Erat Harrison, J.

Massachusetts Historical Society Bookplate Collection

Societies of collectors have been founded, first in England, then in Germany and France, and in the United States, most of them issuing a journal or archives: The Journal of the Ex-libris Society Londonthe Archives de la societe francaise de collectionneurs d'ex-libris Parisboth of these monthlies; the Ex-libris Zeitschrift Berlina quarterly.

Straight or concentric lines and all appearances of flat surface are studiously avoided; the helmet and its symmetrical mantling tends to disappear, and is replaced by the plain crest on a fillet. Where known, the designers of bookplates have been added to the entry and an index to bookplate artists appears at the end of the guide.

This work, highly interesting from many points of view, established what is now accepted as the general classification of styles: early armorial i. The shield shows a plain spade-like outline, manifestly based upon that of the pseudo-classic urn then very alive.

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We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at. Shop now. A guide to the study of book-plates (ex-libris). (New York, John Lane, ), by John Byrne Leicester Warren and Eleanor Leighton (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Book plates, (London, K.

Paul, Trench, Trübner & co., ltd., ), by William John. A Bibliography of Book-Plates: Ex-Libris (Classic Reprint) by Henry Walter Fincham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hildebrandsguld.com Mar 25,  · When Ella was born, my sweet friend Bethany gave me a big stack of board books and put book plates on each one of them.

She wrote a little note on each one, and every time we read them, I think of her.

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It’s so nice that I can remember which books are from her Read More about DIY Book Recommendation Book Plates. Dec 21,  · By the way, these would also work fabulously as printable bookplates for donated books if you plan to donate some new or used books to your local library this year.

I know many people love to add a little bookplate to donated books, and this one allows you the space to jot down why you love your library and choose to donate to it.