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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Labels affixed to a book to indicate ownership and often its location in a collection. They may be printed or engraved, frequently with a distinctive design, pasted or tipped into books on the inside of the upper cover.

Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Dutch and Flemish Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 46

The collection consists of historical examples of Dutch and Flemish bookplates commissioned by both private and institutional patrons.

Dates: circa late 17th century-early 20th century

Collection of English Bookplates (A-Z)

Call Number: BKP 99

The collection contains English bookplates, dating roughly from the mid-18th to the mid-20th century.

Dates: mid-18th to mid-20th century

Bookplates: Ex Libris Lord Butler of Brockwell and Ex Libris P&D Colnaghi, 2000

 Item — Box 1: Series 3; Series 4; Series 5, Folder: 46
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series V
Scope and Contents:

Enlarged photocopy of engraving with smaller bookplate engraving folded inside.

Dates: 2000

Collection of Finnish Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 74

This is a collection of early to mid-20th-century bookplates from Finland. Most of the bookplates belonged to private individuals, although the collection also contains a few institutional bookplates from various library, university, or social organizations, or businesses.

Dates: 1891-1964

Collection of individually donated bookplates

Call Number: BKP 122

This is an artificial collection of individually donated bookplates received since 2010.

Dates: 19th century-21st century, bulk 1900-1999

Collection of Leather Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 103

This collection contains leather bookplates, including both standard bookplates as well as supralibros, or super ex-libris, which are marks of ownership typically stamped on the exterior cover of a book.

Dates: 18th century-20th century

Collection of Library Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 80

This collection contains institutional bookplates for a variety of libraries.

Dates: 1735-1969, bulk 1875-1925

Collection of Norwegian Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 12

The collection consists of bookplates commissioned by Norwegian individuals and institutions.

Dates: circa 1743-1960s

Collection of original artwork for bookplate designs

Call Number: BKP 131

This is an artificial collection of original artwork for bookplates--also known as ex-libris. Multiple artists are represented.

Dates: 1852-1980, bulk 1920-1930

Collection of Oxford and Cambridge Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 54

This collection includes bookplates of the various residential colleges affiliated with the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, both of which are located in England.

Dates: 1632-1955, bulk 1700-1894

Collection of Polish Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 44

The collection consists of historic and modern bookplates either commissioned by Polish individuals and institutions or designed by Polish artists.

Dates: circa late 17th century-late 20th century

Collection of Bookplates of Religious Orders

Call Number: BKP 102

The collection contains bookplates of various religious orders in the Christian tradition. Dating from the 16th to the 18th century, many of the bookplates represent Catholic communities or organizations in Germany.

Dates: 16th century-18th century

Collection of Spanish bookplates

Call Number: BKP 45

The collection contains examples of bookplates by Spanish artists as well as those commissioned by Spanish patrons.

Dates: circa 1500-1984, bulk 1900-1950

Boston Athenaeum, Dickinson Fund, 1993

 Item — Box 7: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 38
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Boston Athenaeum Rodney Armstrong, 1992

 Item — Box 7: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 36
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Brian North Lee, 1984

 Item — Box 6: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 26
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Charles Chadwyck–Healey, 1988

 Item — Box 7: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 32
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

CHM HFM Sphinx Hill, 2008

 Item — Box 10: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 70
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Clive Boursnell Studio Library, 2007

 Item — Box 9: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 67
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Collection of bookplates by Timothy Cole

Call Number: BKP 128

The collection includes bookplates designed by Timothy Cole for both individual and institutional patrons.

Dates: 1908-1930