The Rise of the Book-Plate (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Rise of the Book-Plate (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by W. G. Bowdoin

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Overview

Miniature works of art, bookplates have long beguiled collectors and book lovers. Author W. G. Bowdoin’s history discusses the rise of bookplates from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century and includes 212 reproductions of notable plates. Also included is a list of popular engravers and designers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411457614
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 222
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

William Goodrich Bowdoin (1860–1947) was an American author and an authority on bookmaking and book plates. He contributed to the Saturday Review of Books, and wrote several books, including James McNeil Whistler: The Man and His Work (1901); American Bookbinders (1902); and The Bunch of Violets (1907).

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