Societies for the furthering of bookplate
collecting, study and design exist today, and over the years numerous books on the subject have been published.
The cartoonist Gahan Wilson designed some bookplates
that are now collectible.
The inner front cover of Sainsbury's Dictionary of Musicians has an impressively decorative armorial bookplate
that, with the help of heraldry sources, can be assigned to the Scottish family of Henry Erroll Stuart Sherson (1858-1934).
Sometimes after he creates their bookplate
prints, he will use the idea to create one of his large art pieces.
Some owners added their signatures or bookplates
, thus helping to establish the volumes' history of ownership, or, to use the book-historical term, their provenance.
the same in Russian and English) conceal the identity of a bookplate
designer unknown to Western bookplate
literature, yet appear on the bookplate
design belonging to Ivan and Natalia Il'in.
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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.