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In decades and centuries past, knowing who owned which book was an obvious matter of opening it. Pasted on the inside front cover was the bookplate: a unique rectangular label bearing the owner's name, perhaps an illustration, and often the Latin words "Ex Libris" — a phrase used all over the world to mean "from the library of.". However, those popular 3 x 4 inch self-adhesive stickers with...
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Welcome to Bookplate Ink, where we take pride in providing personalized bookplates to satisfied customers throughout the world. Hey! To view the section below as an interactive content feed please install the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player clicking here. • Printed on high quality, acid-free, self-adhesive paper. No messy glue! • Customer service is important to us. We welcome phone...
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Official website for the American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers. Site offers information, ex libris galleries, membership, links, and more. We recently received several hundred antique bookplates kept in an old shoe box! Wherever you may find them, let us know. Could be just a...
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BuyBookPlates.com is a site dedicated to book plates. We are passionate about antique book plates. Please feel free to browse our catalogue of book plates for sale, and even get in touch if you think we can help! Welcome to the archaic, mysterious and fascinating world of bookplates. In years...
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My Home Library: Everyone needs a Home Library, so when Anne Fine was appointed Children's Laureate, she set up My Home Library to offer every child a choice of beautiful bookplates which you can print out and stick in your favourite books. Everyone needs a Home Library. It doesn't have to be...
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British Family History Biography Family names include Caldwell Crompton Crowe Cuthbert Dunbar Harvey Heath Helsham, Hesketh Hopkins Marsh Palmer Stamford Linley Wood Anstie Grange Kitlands Deacons. Back in the year 2000 I thought it might be interesting to set up a family history website. I have for quite a few years been slowly building up a considerable archive of information on many of my...
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Dedicated to the collection of ex libris prints, bookplate art and other rare personalized book labels, as well as listings of ex libris bookplates for sale. Time-honored custom seems to demand that elementary expositions of the nature and use of bookplates should open with an explanation of the early use of heraldry on bookplates. In olden times, the ability to read and write not being an...
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Bookplates are actually created with the invention of press. In the beginning, highly valuable manuscript books were possessed only by churches and princes. With the help of press, low level eupatrid and educated middle class had the opportunity to possess them. Thereby, books lost their property of being single copies, and in order to protect them from being stolen and being lost, necessity of...
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