Definition of Bookplates

1. Noun. (plural of bookplate) ¹



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Definition of Bookplates

1. bookplate [n] - See also: bookplate

Medical Definition of Bookplates

1. Labels pasted in books to mark their ownership and sometimes to indicate their location in a library. Private bookplates are often ornate or artistic: simpler and smaller ones bearing merely the owner's name are called "book labels." they are usually pasted on the front endpaper of books. Book owner's identification labels. They are usually intended for pasting inside a book. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookplates

bookmarkers
bookmarking
bookmarklet
bookmarklets
bookmarks
bookmate
bookmates
bookmen
bookmobile
bookmobiles
bookmonger
bookmongers
bookoo
bookoos
bookplate
bookplates (current term)
bookrack
bookracks
bookrest
bookrests
bookroom
bookrooms
books
bookseller
booksellers
bookselling
booksellings
booksful
bookshelf
bookshelves

Literary usage of Bookplates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1902)
"SATTLER (J.) Art in bookplates. Original ex- libris designed by J. ... RYLANDS (JP) Notes on bookplates, with special reference to Lancashire and Cheshire. ..."

2. The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)., Library Association (1907)
"Catalogue of British and American bookplates from the Franks Collection. Catalogue (Nos. VII-VIII) of Books, Autographs, and Portraits relating to Bound in ..."

3. A Directory of Bookplate Artists: With Notes Concerning Their Work edited by Alfred Fowler, Harry Alfred Fowler (1921)
"Churchill, Laura, 6034 Ingleside Avenue, Chicago, Illinois "My bookplates are in pen and ink, and wash. I specialize in sketchy designs portraying personal ..."

4. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1918)
"A notable collection of bookplates was given to Western Reserve University ... The collection consists of about five hundred and forty bookplates and other ..."

5. Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica by Joseph Jackson Howard (1904)
"There are two examples of bookplates designed by Mr. Graham Johnson of the ... The Franks' collection of bookplates is ably referred to by Mr. Alfred A. ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"14 PRANG bookplates No. 15 T)RANG bookplates have firmly implanted themselves in the favor of dealers and -I stationers because they sell readily, ..."

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