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The golden era of American bookplate design 1890-1940

William Elliott Butler

The golden era of American bookplate design 1890-1940

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Published by Bookplate Society, Forlaget Exlibristen in [London], [Frederikshavn] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam E. Butler and Darlene J. Butler.
ContributionsButler, Darlene J., Bookplate Society., Fitzwilliam Museum., Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum- og exlibrissamling.
The Physical Object
Pagination165p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17842339M
ISBN 108773171255

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The following have been published under the Society's aegis: The Bookplate Designs of Rex Whistler (with Private Libraries Association, with which we were affiliated ), ; Early Printed Book Labels (with PLA), ; Bookplates signed 'W.P.B.' () (with James Wilson), ; Bookplates in Britain (with the Victoria and Albert Museum, HMSO), ; J.A.C.

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