Order Nr. 137255 COMPOSITE BOOK-PLATES, 1897-98. E. Bengough Ricketts.


  • London: Edward Arnold, (1898).
  • 8vo.
  • quarter cloth with decorated paper-covered boards
  • (x),+55 plates

Price: $70.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 137255

A collection of 55 bookplates, each printed on a separate page (Fuller 90). In the following pages, some fresh combinations of the heraldic, view, and purely decorated plates have been aimed at, and the title "Composite" taken to indicate, generally, the character of the contents. Plates by T.S. Simson, Frank Bramley, and E.B. Ricketts, with a colophon engraved by the latter. Bookplate of the Forbes Library, with exlibris markings, on the front pastedown. Front and rear hinges starting. Shelfwear and rubbing to boards. Lightly worn corners. Internally fine.