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Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Australian Personal Bookplates: A Review by Richard H. Schimmelpfeng ( Part I)

Australian Personal Bookplates: A ReviewBy Richard H. SchimmelpfengMr. Peake’s work is a very welcome addition to bookplate literature in general and for Australia in particular. Primarily ...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris I

Armorial Ex LibrisBy Lars C. StoltHeraldry is closely related to ex libris as the great bibliophiles during 17th-19th centuries often were armigerous and of course wished to show their coats...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris III

Not unexpectedly the majority of the armorial plates are British. A fine example of the great plates from the 18th century and a typical royal bookplate is one of the ex libris of the great bibliophile Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, (1773...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris IV

A later master of copper engraving is George William Eve (1855-1914). A fine plate by him was engraved in 1903 for Sir Francis Reginald Wingate, KCB, (ill. 7). It is typical example of the three-dimensional heraldic style in contrast to the flat styl...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris V

The other plate by Krahl is printed in heliogravure and shows the arms and the villa of Dr. Hans and Helene Bretschneider von Rechttreu with an interior view from the villa (ill. 9) . The German emperor and Prussian king Wilhelm II (1859-1941) had an...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris VI

One of the greatest ex libris engravers was the German-Danish artist Friedrich Britze (1870-1956). One of his plates of seal-type was engraved in copper in 1934 for count Reinhold Stenbock (...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris VII

The most famous Swedish heraldic artist Jan Raneke (1914- ) has made hundreds of ex libris. The plate for Folke Lindskog (1916-1999), a business man in Gothenburg, was drawn in 1980 and prin...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris VIII

The Dutch heraldic artist Daniel de Bruin (1950- ) is unconventional in his art. The coat of arms designed by him has challenged many heraldists, being often three-dimensional with shades and palmy figures far from the orthodox flat style. Another pe...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris IX

The Czech heraldist Václav Filip (Wenceslai Wocc), now living in Italy, has an unorthodox approach to the subject of heraldry - sometimes with erotoheraldic motifs. He is represented by a no...
Ex Libris Chronicle · 11M ago

Armorial Ex Libris X

The fact that the common ex libris of today is the paper ex libris to be pasted into the book does not mean that the super ex libris or supralibros are not used nowadays. A modern super ex l...