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book of artists" own bookplates

Ruth Thomson Saunders

book of artists" own bookplates

by Ruth Thomson Saunders

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Published by Saunders Studio Press in Claremont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bookplates.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesArtists" own bookplates.
    Statementby Ruth Thomson Saunders ... illustrations from fourteen countries through the courtesy of the Bookplate Association International.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ993 .S26
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii p., 1 l., 87, [1] p. incl. col. mounted front., illus. (part mounted) 2 pl. on 1 l.
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6291127M
    LC Control Number33016616
    OCLC/WorldCa3433670

    A bookplate, or Ex Libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book to express ownership. The first books were highly valuable and prestigious objects to own, hence the first bookplates usually incorporated the decorative coats of arms of the fabulously wealthy. By the late nineteenth century, bookplates had developed into a highly imaginative form of the engraver's . Required Cookies & Technologies. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for .

    Opening words of St Luke's Gospel Quoniam from the Book of Kells, c The Book of Kells is a manuscript of the Four Gospels originally thought to have been produced in Ireland in the 6th century at the time of St Columba, possibly at least in part by his own hand pins. In recent years, Bookplate Ink has been pleased to be able to offer new designs by contemporary artists, including Evelia, Jennifer Berman and Jim Harris. The Many Uses of Bookplates Bookplates are a useful and attractive way to identify the books in your personal, public, university, professional, or religious library.

    FAC T IS believed that cADireAory of Book- plate Artists will meet a well-defined need in the bookplate world. The at- tempt has been to secure from each art- File Size: 4MB. EX LIBRIS: Antique Book Plates Known more generally as book plates, ex libris are prints, drawings or watercolors designed by artists to be inserted into the front of books to display ownership. Originally a mark of prestige and status in society, book plates emerged in the fifteenth century and usually bore the owner’s family coat of arms.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Saunders, Ruth Thomson. Book of artists' own bookplates. Claremont, Calif., Saunders Studio Press, A bookplate (or book-plate, as it was commonly styled until the early 20th century), also known as ex-librīs (Latin for '"from the books (or library)"'), is usually a small printed or decorative label pasted into a book, often on the front endpaper, to indicate typographical bookplates are termed "book labels".

Bookplates typically bear a name, motto, device (coat-of. THE BOOK OF ARTISTS' OWN BOOKPLATES, by Ruth Thomson Saunders, Vice President of the Bookplate Association International.

Illustrations from Fourteen Countries through the Courtesy of the Bookplate Association International. Published by Saunders Studio Press, Claremont, California, LIMITED, NUMBERED, FIRST Rating: % positive.

contemporary british and irish artists Given below are some designers and engravers who are willing to accept commissions for bookplates and book labels. The character of their finished work will depend greatly on the technique used, principally etching of copper, engraving on copper and wood or other materials, line drawing, and typographic.

My Home Library: Choose your bookplate from the hundreds of beautiful designs donated by artists and illustrators. There is a bookplate for every book, in colour or black and white, large, medium or small and with different wording and themes. The librarian may want to mark the time when a book was added to a collection or illustrate a special interest.

For the individual, the motivation for commissioning bookplates includes this reason, along with the desire to own beautiful pieces of art, and in many cases development of an interest in collecting this art as a hobby.

By the late 17th and early 18th centuries the phenomenon had spread to France and England, and by the late 19th century, with the publication of A Guide to the Study of Book-Plates (Ex-Libris) by Lord de Tabley, the study and collection of bookplates on their own terms began to gain in popularity, with societies being founded and dedicated.

The book of artists' own bookplates, (Claremont, Calif., Saunders Studio Press, ), by Ruth Thomson Saunders (page images at HathiTrust) One hundred book plates [electronic resource] / (Toronto: Musson, []), by Thomas Moring (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

A bookplate, or ex libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book, to express the late 19th century, bookplates had developed into a. Endlessly diverse and appealing, bookplates (also called ex libris, Latin for "from the books of") are small decorative labels to be pasted inside a book's cover to express personal ating in their modern printed form in 16th-century Germany, where books were highly valuable and treasured, bookplates became an art form practiced by artists across 4/5(8).

Claremont, Calif.: Saunders Studio Press, First Edition. Limited Printing Very good- in 1/4 black cloth and checkered paper covered boards with. A delightfully attractive book presenting the bookplate - a neglected art form that has nevertheless been practised by leading artists of their generation, from Albrecht Duerer to Edward Burne-Jones.

A bookplate, or Ex Libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book to express ownership. The first books were highly valuable and prestigious objects to own, hence the first. - Since the fifteenth century, distinguished artists and their patrons have given serious attention to this art form.

It represents a miniature art developed to adorn books and a convenient, individualized way for the book’s owner to be identified. The bookplate, or ex libris, is a label placed on the inside of the front cover of a book pins.

“Antiquarian Bookplates” are the perfect solution for covering unexpected writing inside a book’s cover. Self-adhesive and printed on oak-tag weight paper, the bookplates’ background is the color of antique ivory. The designs of the “Antiquarian Bookplates” are both classically themed and non-juvenile.

There are six different shapes/5(96). This book belongs to Noah's Ark (). Artist: Joseph Henry Hidley (). Noah's Ark is the vessel which, according to the Book of Genesis, was built by Noah at God's command to save himself, his family and the world's animals from a worldwide deluge.

The narrative features in a number of Abrahamic religions including Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The Biblical Brand: Zazzle. - Explore al's board "Bookplates" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Ex libris, Book art and Illustration pins. This slim little volume, complete with color reproductions of vintage bookplates, traces the history of the bookplate -- the decorative label pasted inside a book's cover to convey ownership.

She teamed up with a few Hallmarkers to celebrate a day all about books. Each artist designed their own bookplate for all you book lovers to enjoy. Download one (or all!) and read on. I have been an avid reader since early elementary school, and for National Book Lover’s Day (tomorrow, August 9th) I asked a few artists to create bookplates.

The bookplate was simply a way for book owners to identify their books and perhaps encourage their return when they were lent out to friends and family. The first bookplates were used in Germany in the 16th century by Christian monks, and the practice spread among European : Brett And Kate Mckay.

Zealous book collectors have always prominently placed inside the first few pages of a book their Ex Libris bookplate as a sign of ownership of books that they acquire.

Over time these bookplates became a kind of specialised artwork created by artists and designers—not only for their own collected books but also for the libraries of serious book collectors. A nice little book of bookplates, mostly old, with short biographies of both the artist and the owner of the plate.

Many include references to the owner's profession, interests, etc., which the author points out. Now I want to carve a linoleum block and make my own/5.BOOKPLATESBOOKPLATES, labels, usually inside book covers, indicating the owner of the books. The earliest ex libris with Hebrew wording were made for non-Jews.

One of the first bookplates was made by Albrecht Duerer for Willibald Pirkheimer (c. ) with an inscription in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin of Psalms Hector Pomer of Nuremberg had a woodcut ex .Many very famous artists have enjoyed designing bookplates for themselves, or for others.

(The bookplate Aubrey Beardsley made for Mr Pollitt shows a nice fat naked lady with her bottom towards us, taking a book from a tray, and bookplates can easily have puns or jokes tucked away in the picture or the wording.) Lots of people collect them.