Ex Libris

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An Ex Libris (bookplate) is an artistic tag or crest reproduced by means of existing printing techniques, which some people or institutions use to place on the first pages of their books, as a signal of ownership. now come all those digital book like kindle less and less people know what is Ex Libris

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One Response to “Ex Libris”

  1. Wonderful to see my great-uncle David MacMyn’s bookplate on the internet. I always thought it was one of the hidden gems of Jesse M King’s work (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessie_M._King), which she had illustrated for him as a gift.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_MacMyn

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