Ex Libris

The Art of Bookplates

by Martin Hopkinson

Paperback, 111 pages, Yale Univ Pr, List Price: $15 | purchase

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The Art of Bookplates
Martin Hopkinson

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Book Summary

A history of the small decorative labels pasted inside a book's cover to express personal ownership traces their evolution and expressions in various cultures, showcasing more than 100 key examples by such designers as Walter Crane, Aubrey Beardsley and Rudyard Kipling. Original.