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Bryan North Lee: A Little Book of Bookplates

This small book is a showcase for the development of engraved bookplates, used as ownership labels added to the front paste-down in a book, although the names of the engravers are not always known. The bookplates were selected by Brian North Lee an expert in ex libris.

(Last updated on 28/5/2021)

SBE-LEE1: First edition

Publisher: J.L. Carr Publisher, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: 198?

ISBN: None

Size: 129 x 94 mm

Pages: 16 pp

Staples: one

Binding: white glossy printed card covers

Paper: white

Editor: Brian North Lee

Cover artist: Strongitharm

Internal illustrations: 33 bookplates

Number in series: 71

Colophon: none

Telephone number: not stated

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none

Printed by: not stated

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Rear and front covers

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Inside rear cover

Content: Cover: Curzon, Baron Scarsdale by Strongitharm; Sophia Merrik Hoare, by or after Bartolozzi; dedication to members of the Bookplate Society; Holles, Duke of Newcastle; Southwell; Boyle, Earl of Glasgow; Man; T. Foster; J. Gaudy; Henry Coape; Andrew Lumisden by Robert Strange; Richard Draper; Lieut. Gibson; James Tyers; Francis Graham; F.H. Leighton; Althea Fanshawe; R. Spence; J. Harrison by Welch; B. Hick; W. Weedon; S. Ward; W.T. Middleton; Hy. Lawson; W.H. Clay; Nina; Earl of Carysfort by C.W. Sherborn; Geraldine by Robert Anning Bell; J.D. by Gordon Craig; Herbert Baker; C.E. Boosey by A. Batchelor; Sir D.L. Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons by Robert Osmond; Mona Gooden by Stephen Gooden; Shell petroleum by Reynolds Stone; Margaret Howatson by Joan Hassall; Marjorie Moon by John Lawrence; back cover J. Stenhouse by John Robertson.

Notes: Eight other titles were given the serial number 71: Bacon, Bewick, Chaucer, Donne, Frank, Hassall, Johnson, and the Rosettis.