Washington, DC: The Bruin Press, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good. Washington, DC: The Bruin Press, 1940. Very Good. Yellow paper over boards with blue cover titles, 19 by 25.3 cm, frontis, 55 pp., 3 mounted bookplates. A short history of bookplates in Delaware followed by a forty-three page list of Delaware bookplates arranged by owner (with, when available, information on style, content, designer, date, and printing process) and three pages of plates by Delaware designers, including Brandt Alexander, Bertha Bates, Albert Kruse, Henry Law, Howard Pyle, and Ralph Crosby Smith. Bumping to the corners and head and tail of the spine, wear to the rear lower corner, and a small tear on the spine covering. Light foxing here and there and one bookplate is detached but present. Bookplate of noted collector James Goode on the front pastedown.
(Inventory #: 1849)
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