Bookplates: A Catalogue of a Selection Containing Some Extremely Rare Items, Such as a Plate Engraved by Paul Revere, the Hildebrand Brandenberg, & William Penn Plates from the Collection of Dodd, Mead, & Co

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Dodd, Mead, 1906 - Bookplates - 40 pages
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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.

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