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book·plate

 (bo͝ok′plāt′)
n.
A label bearing the owner's name or other identification that is pasted usually on the inside cover of a book. Also called ex libris.

bookplate

(ˈbʊkˌpleɪt)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a label bearing the owner's name and an individual design or coat of arms, pasted into a book

book•plate

(ˈbʊkˌpleɪt)

n.
a label bearing the owner's name and often a design, for pasting on the front endpaper of a book.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookplate - a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pastedbookplate - a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pasted
gummed label, paster, sticker - an adhesive label
Translations

bookplate

[ˈbʊkpleɪt] Nex libris m

bookplate

[ˈbʊkˌpleɪt] nex libris m inv
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Walter Sneyd (1809-1888), who is named in Seymour de Riccis English Collectors of Book s and Manuscripts and whose bookplate appears on the manuscript's inside front cover.
He next moved to caricatures of individuals, including visiting musicians (including Leff Pouishnoff, Mischa Levitzki and Feodor Chaliapin) and friends such as Lawrence Baigent and Ian Milner, then to providing drawings for bookplates It was in bookplate drawings that his penchant for the grotesque first showed itself.
Whistler produced a bookplate for them in 1931 and decorated their London house in Gower Street in 1935.
I investigate the bookplate, or ex libris, as a cultural product in the fin-de-siecle, when Jewish iconography rose in popularity.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkish artist Hasip PektaE-'s newest solo exhibition, titled "Resimler, Ekslibrisler" (pictures, ex libris) and featuring a selection of bookplate designs, also known as ex libris art, opened on Jan.