Order Nr. 73232 COMPOSITE BOOK-PLATES, 1897-98. E. Bengough Ricketts.


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

Price: $85.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 73232

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. Bookplates of P.K. Randeria and Ambrose Ellis Aspinwall Dunston, b. 1895, The King's Own Royal Regiment, Burltons (Fox-Davies, Armorial Famililes, p. 262), both prominent 20th century collectors, on the front pastedown endpapers. Spine ends rubbed, some wear to corners.