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Finding Aid for the Bookplate Collection, 1770-1953
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Collection consists of thousands of bookplates from the United States, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, Iran, Russia, and South Africa. Includes several hundred children's bookplates, some highlighted by Kate Greenaway and engravings of Gordon Craig, G.H. Shurtleff, Pixie Harris, and wood block prints of Sheldon Cheney. Also includes works of Thomas Bewick (originator of wood engraving), Maxfield Parrish, Samuel Hollyer, W.W. Garret, Stanley Harrod, Rob Wagner, and W.F. Hopson. Many of the items are mounted, and include proof copies, inscribed copies, original drawings, wood block prints, wood engravings, steel engravings, etchings, and photolithographs.
25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.