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Bookplates: A Catalogue of a Selection Containing Some Extremely Rare Items ...
Mead & Company Dodd
No preview available - 2018
25 cents 50 cents Allegorical Armorial American American plates appear Armorial plates arms arranged artist Baron Baronet bearing belonged bibliophile blank Bookpile Armorial bookplates border Boston CAMBRIDGE celebrated century CHARLES Chippen Chippendale Armorial classes collection collector COLLEGE colored common condition CORNWALLIS created crest dale Damer decorated EARL earliest early elaborate England English engraved escutcheon Ex-libris example fashion Festoon Founder four frame France French GEORGE German hand helmet HENRY Heraldic inscription interesting Jacobean Armorial JAMES John known labels Landscape Library Lord lower lozenge Macartney mantling margin married Member motto Name-label original owner owner's name Page perfect Pictorial Plain Armorial plate shows present President probably Proprietor rare Ribbon Armorial ROBERT Rococo SAMUEL Sculpt Seal Armorial shield Signed simple space specimen Stewart style supporters surrounded THOMAS Towneley TRINITY COLLEGE Undated vogue Wreath and Ribbon written
Page 3 - ... which was out on loan. The arms of Hedio — the head and shoulders of an old bearded man in a fishtailed nightcap — appear on the book-plate, and below, supposed to be spoken by the volume, are Latin verses, which in free translation may be rendered : — ' By him who bought me for his own, I'm lent for reading leaf by leaf; If honest, you'll return the loan, If you retain me, you're a thief.
Page 26 - HE laws of heraldry demand that the arms of an \unmarried woman or a widow shall be displayed on a •\lozenge, not on a shield, while those of a married woman \]are impaled with her husband's on a shield. No ^woman has a right to use the crest, helmet, torse or \mantling.
Page 35 - German bookplates known which were\ \mechanically reproduced are woodcuts, most of which* \were colored by hand. rfhe three oldest no-w in existence\ *are those of Hildebrand Brandenburg of Biberach ; of\ \\Domicellus Wilhelm von Zell of Bavaria; and of\ ^Hans Igler called Knabensberg.