Book-Plates (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Book-Plates (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by William John Hardy
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Book-Plates (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by William John Hardy

The exquisite artwork embellishing bookplates has delighted and intrigued collectors all over the world. Strikingly beautiful, they have a fascinating history involving engravers, illustrators, printers, and collectors. In this handy volume, author William John Hardy presents an engaging history of the bookplate, examining bookplate designs, styles, and artists from all over the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411457904
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 06/28/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 260
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

William John Hardy (1857–1919) was an accomplished antiquary and writer. He was an authority on postage stamps and bookplates and wrote a number of books, including Lighthouses: Their History and Romance and The Stamp Collector (with E. D. Bacon). He also wrote books on the handwriting of the kings and queens of England.

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