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.
|Publisher:||Barnes & Noble|
|Series:||Barnes & Noble Digital Library|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|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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