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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:

Examples of bookplates made as wood engravings by Simon Brett., circa 2000?

 Item — Box 1: Series 3; Series 4; Series 5, Folder: 70
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series V
Scope and Contents:

Six wood-engraved bookplates by Simon Brett, with a sheet explaining the wood engraving process. Includes bookplates for: Julian Berkely, The Folio Society, John Gartner, Barry T. Jackson, Richard Maurice Cameron Leach, and Liesel & Walter Schwab.

Dates: circa 2000?

Fax to Richard Shirley Smith c/o Brian Bailey, 2000 September 26

 Item — Box 2: Series 6, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series VI
Scope and Contents:

Shirley Smith discusses revisions to his bookplate design. Moss approves Shirley Smith's latest design and asks for an estimate for 500 of each version of the bookplate.

Dates: 2000 September 26

Fax to Richard Shirley Smith c/o Brian Bailey, 2000 September 28

 Item — Box 2: Series 6, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series VI
Scope and Contents:

Moss sends the second half of the bookplate fee and lists the items in his Richard Shirley Smith collection.

Dates: 2000 September 28

Fax to Roger W. Moss, 2000 September 27

 Item — Box 2: Series 6, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series VI
Scope and Contents:

Shirley Smith thanks Moss for the "Rome" book and provides a printing estimate for the bookplates.

Dates: 2000 September 27

FISAE (Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Amateurs d'Exlibris) 2020 ex-libris design competition collection

Call Number: BKP 181
Content Description:

Collection contains 614 ex libris (bookplates), entries into the 2020 FISAE international exlibris congress design competition. Original artworks, created using a wide variety of methods and processes, were submitted by artists from over 35 countries.

Dates: 2018-2020

Collection of Bookplates by William Edgar Fisher

Call Number: BKP 96

This collection contains bookplates by William Edgar Fisher. Many of these bookplates, which were designed for both individual and institutional patrons, are prints signed and numbered by the artist; many are hand-colored as well. The collection also includes some correspondence by Fisher as well as letters exchanged by later collectors of his work.

Dates: 1898-1961, bulk 1900-1947

Earl E. Fisk papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 342
Abstract: Collection includes correspondence, writings, and other materials by and relating to book collector, anthologist, writer, and insurance agent Earl E. Fisk. Correspondence contains letters to and from writers, publishers and others, including Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., Warren Beck, John Chipman Farrar, Farrar, Straus and Company, Harry Hansen, Robert Cortes Holliday, H. L. Mencken, A. Edward Newton, Carl Van Vechten, and Eudora Welty. Many of the letters concern Haldane Macfall. Writings include...
Dates: 1911-1953

Folio Society, 2001

 Item — Box 9: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 64
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Collection of bookplates by Edwin Davis French

Call Number: BKP 49

This collection contains bookplates, original artwork, trial proofs, artist’s proofs, additional process materials, and correspondence related to the production and/or exchange of bookplates by Edwin Davis French.

Dates: 1893-1915

Geoffrey & Hedy Shaw, 1996

 Item — Box 7: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 45
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Louis Ginsberg Collection of Jewish Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 39

This collection was put together by Louis Ginsberg from the 1940s to 1983. The over 700 plates include examples of individual patrons as well as institutional and commercial patrons. There is also a section of bookplates by artist Leonard Baskin and Ismael Smith.

Dates: 1895-1969

Collection of bookplates by Stephen Gooden

Call Number: BKP 48

The collection contains bookplates designed by Stephen Gooden (1892-1955). It also includes process materials—e.g., original sketches, trial proofs, and engraved plates—as well as correspondence and ephemera.

Dates: 1923-1966

Gordon P. Smith, 1996

 Item — Box 7: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 43
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Frank S. Hatch correspondence with F. C. Blank

Call Number: BKP 136

The collection contains correspondence between Frank S. Hatch of Longmeadow, MA, and the bookplate designer Frederick Charles Blank of Boston.

Dates: 1926-1936

Collection of German heraldry materials

Call Number: BKP 110

This collection comprises printed illustrations of German coats of arms, individually mounted and labeled, as well as reproductions of early German bookplates and other supporting reference material related to German heraldic devices.

Dates: late 18th century-early 20th century

Clarence Pearson Hornung papers

Call Number: AOB 20
Scope and Contents: The papers consist of correspondence, research files, photographs and engravings, original artwork, designs, and publication process materials documenting the many facets of Hornung’s artistic and writing career. Examples of his own illustrations, lettering, and type, binding, industrial and trademark design are in the collection, as are those of a number of designers Hornung admired and studied, including Walter Dorwin Teague, T. M. Cleland, and Frederic W. Goudy. While a large group of the...
Dates: 1792-1990

Collection of Bookplates by Nathaniel Hurd

Call Number: BKP 38

This collection contains early American bookplates designed and engraved by Nathaniel Hurd (1730-1777), a silversmith and engraver born in Boston. His armorial bookplate designs are in the Jacobean and Chippendale styles, following the English fashion.

Dates: circa 1750-1777

Iain Bain, 1980

 Item — Box 6: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 19
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III

Iain Bain 'ISB', 1983

 Item — Box 6: Series 3, Item: Lee no. 22
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series III