Ex Libris: Notes on My Family's Bookplates

By: Lawrence Clark Powell (1906-2001)

Price: $30.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 12mo. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches. (40) pp. Half-title, title page with a reproduction of a Powell bookplate printed in black and red with a yellow background, 17 color reproductions of bookplates throughout the text and a few typographic ornaments; text clean, unmarked. Quarter maroon cloth, patterned paper over boards, spine titled in gilt, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight. KSF713-259. Very Good. Printed by Richard J. Hoffman for the friends of Fay and Larry Powell, bound by Roswell Bookbinding, Phoenix, AZ, using Caledonia type designed by W. A. Dwiggins and printed on Warren's Olde Style paper. Powell's book is a tribute to book plates designed for members of his family, and based on the premise that a book without the distinguishing marks of past owners is "a book only half alive." Have you collected all the Powell family book plates?

Title: Ex Libris: Notes on My Family's Bookplates

Author Name: Lawrence Clark Powell (1906-2001)

Categories: Lawrence Clark Powell,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Press on the Bajada: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: KSF713-259

Keywords: Lawrence Clark Powell, Ex Libris Notes on My Family's Bookplates, Fine Press, Richard J. Hoffman, Press on the Bajada