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Severin, Mark F

Making a Bookplate (1949)

How to do it series. Number 39.

Published: Studio Publications, London and New York, 1949

Edition: First

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This is an authoritative book on a subject dear to the hearts of many bibliophiles. Copies of this now 70-year-old book are now rare.

Some two hundred bookplates are illustrated, and the copy itself has its own bookplate.

Maroon cloth-boards with clear-plastic protection, gilt embossed lettering to the spine, plain endpapers, 88 pp of b/w and 2-colour illustrated prelims, text and bibliography on matt-art paper. Bookplate of Eleanor K Lorimer on the back paste-down and newspaper obituary of Mrs Mary Packer loosely inserted.

CONDITION. The spine ends are rubbed and there are tape marks on the endpapers. The contents are otherwise complete, unmarked and undiscoloured, making this a near very good copy overall.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Near Very Good
  • Size: 255 x 190
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft (South Africa), SWIFT (rest of world), or $ checks for US or Australian buyers
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved

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