(E–pub READ) [Ex Libris]


  • Paperback
  • 112
  • Ex Libris
  • Martin J. Hopkinson
  • English
  • 16 March 2018
  • 9780300171631

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Ex Libris Read ↠ 9 Martin J. Hopkinson ´ 9 Summary characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Martin J. Hopkinson From cupids to scientific instruments portraits and landscapes served to decorate personal bookplates This volume explores the various sources of ex libris inspiration including designs by C R Ashbee Walter Crane Aubrey Beardsley Eric Gill and Rudyard Kipling as seen in the books of Frederic Leighton Calvin Coolidge and many others Book lovers and art enthusiasts alike will delight in this treasury of bookplate art and lore . I loved reading this small book and looking at all of the bookplates Hopkinson does a nice job of explaining the history of bookplates including the punning and symbology that shows up in many of the plates Definitely recommend to anyone interested in the subject

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Ex Libris

Ex Libris Read ↠ 9 Martin J. Hopkinson ´ 9 Summary characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Martin J. Hopkinson Endlessly diverse and appealing bookplates also called ex libris Latin for from the books of are small decorative labels to be pasted inside a book's cover to express personal ownership Originating in their modern printed form in 16th century Germany where books were highly valuable and treasured bookplates became an art form practiced by artists across Europe and beyond This book traces the fascinating evolution of bookplate. Fantastic I can t wait to learn about bookplates I think I want to try making some of my own too

Summary Ex Libris

Ex Libris Read ↠ 9 Martin J. Hopkinson ´ 9 Summary characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Martin J. Hopkinson Design over time and across national boundaries showcasing 100 key examples of ex libris artIn the early 1500s Albrecht Dürer and other German engravers and printmakers began to create highly decorative bookplates often featuring armorial devices and coats of arms for wealthy individuals and institutions As the fashion for ornamental bookplates spread distinctive national styles evolved Nearly every conceivable design element. Provides history and examples of ex librisBookplates are prints dwgs or watercolors inserted into the front of books to display ownership1st produced in last uarter of 15th centuryInspiration for them derives from medieval practice of including portraits or other means of ID at the front of illuminated Books of Hours prayer books to indicate their ownership1440 Gutenberg invented movable type nevertheless early books were very precious and prestigious items after Gutenberg s death in 1468 book owners began to commission artists to design and make woodcuts with images of personal significance to announce their ownershipImages almost always the owners coats of arms1500 to 1850 contd to be heraldic or armorial18th c Rococo movementbegan including images of booksbook pile plates and some suggestion of landscape19th cextended to middle class who might not have coats of arms


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  1. says: (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Martin J. Hopkinson Summary Ex Libris

    (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] Bought it for the pictures It was worth it It's only about 50 60 bookplates but each gets its own page with a brief description of its circumstances There's a fair variety hereThe happy surprise in this book is the introduction and b

  2. says: Summary Ex Libris (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris]

    Summary Ex Libris Martin J. Hopkinson ´ 9 Summary characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Martin J. Hopkinson Fantastic I can't wait to learn about bookplates I think I want to try making some of my own too

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    (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] Art books are generally rather subjective in terms of uality—either you appreciate the art or you don't and ov

  4. says: Summary Ex Libris (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Martin J. Hopkinson

    (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] Provides history and examples of ex librisBookplates are prints dwgs or watercolors inserted into the front of books to display ownership1st produced in last uarter of 15th centuryInspiration for them derives from medieval practice of including portraits or other means of ID at the front of illuminated Books of Hours prayer books to indicate their ownership1440 Gutenberg invented movable type nevertheless early books were very

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    (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] This was a little gem These days I really only use the dedicated bookplates for Bookcrossing purposes but as a child I had some wonderful Puf

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    (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] I'm always very interested in history but who knew there was so much information regarding the history of bookplates? I wa

  7. says: Martin J. Hopkinson ´ 9 Summary characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Martin J. Hopkinson Summary Ex Libris

    Summary Ex Libris (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] The bookplates are very well reproduced but what gives this book an extra star is the outstanding commentary that accompanies the plates Information mainly on the artists but also sometimes on those who commissioned the plates Anyone who loves books and book history will likely appreciate this one

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    (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] Martin J. Hopkinson ´ 9 Summary Summary Ex Libris A nice little book of bookplates mostly old with short biographies of both the artist and the owner of the plate Many include references to the

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    Summary Ex Libris (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] Martin J. Hopkinson ´ 9 Summary I loved reading this small book and looking at all of the bookplates Hopkinson does a nice job of explaining the history of bookplates including the punning and symbology that shows up in many of the plates Definitely recommend to anyone interested in the subject

  10. says: characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Martin J. Hopkinson (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] Martin J. Hopkinson ´ 9 Summary

    (E–pub READ) [Ex Libris] Not much to read in this book but plenty of lovely pictures of bookplates I think the Lail library might have to a

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