A Guide to the Study of Book-plates (ex-libris).

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Page 100 - If thou art borrowed by a friend, Right welcome shall he be To read, to study, not to lend, But to return to me. Not that imparted knowledge doth Diminish learning's store; But Books, I find, if often lent, Return to me no more. Read slowly, Pause frequently, Think seriously, Keep cleanly, return duly, With the corners of the leaves not turned down.
Page 28 - CHIPPENDALE (Thomas). The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, being a large Collection of the most Elegant and Useful Designs of Household Furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and Modern Taste.
Page 41 - ... describe this pompous production, that I will quote them : — ' The design represents a vast structure, rather like an ormolu chimney-piece clock, of which the arms of the University of Cambridge, in a plain, solid frame, represent the face. Behind this towers up a vast pyramid, on which the brick work is distinctly marked. As dexter supporter stands Phcebus Apollo in person, reaching out a wreath. A clouded sun rays out behind him. At his feet are deposited samples of the book collection of...
Page 100 - Neither blemish this book, or the leaves double down, Nor lend it to each idle friend in the town; Return it when read ; or, if lost, please supply Another as good to the mind and the eye.
Page 93 - England, one of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.
Page 127 - I cannot but with much reverence, mention the every way Right honourable Thomas Howard Lord high Marshall of England, as great for his noble Patronage of Arts and ancient learning, as for his birth and place.
Page 76 - St. James's Square.] gu. on a bend ar. three trefoils, slipped, vert. — Crest, a leopard pass. sa. bezantee, ducally gorged and chained or, holding in the dexter paw a trefoil, slipped, vert. Supporters, two leopards sa. bezantee, ducally gorged and chained or. Motto, Je n'oublierai jamais.
Page 88 - London] quarterly ; first and fourth, gyronny of eight or and sa. ; second and third, ar. a ship with one mast, her sails furled, and oars in . action sa. Campbell, [Hounslow, Midd.] The same. CAMPS, [London. Granted, 2 ./;////, 1604] sa. a chev. betw. three griffins...
Page 22 - ... escutcheons, and this framework was ornamented with ribbons, palm branches, or festoons. ' The prominent or high-relief portions of this frame were not set close to the edges of the escutcheons, but between it and them ; an interval of flat-patterned surface nearly always intervened, in which, as upon a wall, the actual shield was embedded. This we shall call the lining of the armorial frame; and we shall find this lining is usually imbricated with a pattern of fish-scales, one upon another,...

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