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Half lout half dreamer'--this is much the perception of Glover's character suggested by the contrast between Bensemann's two depictions in the bookplate and oil painting, so it is endrely possible that Glover read the painting as something of a portrait of himself.
These bookplates replaced book rhymes, a short poem or rhyme inside a book to discourage theft by indicating ownership, following the 19th century.
The accompanying plates reveal varieties of self-expression and styles of art, as well as individual attitudes toward book ownership--from a sketch club's warning to "Drink deep or taste not" to the claim, illustrated by bookplate artist Franklin Bittner, that "Dog on it, this is my Book.
The fate of this inhaler and the inscribed bookplate is currently unknown.
The bookplate in volume eight of the Spectator has a variation of the Carlton Gardens/Valetta House bookplate (see figure 2).
Each child sponsor was offered a bookplate sticker to sign and return, along with a $10 gift ask to cover the cost of the bible and shipping.
His bookplate pasted onto the front endpapers of many volumes at first seemed a clear indication of his ownership.
This year, publishers have donated free books in honour of the Queen's 80th birthday and each has a royal bookplate to commemorate the event.
None of the books has an inscription by Daniel or Egerton on the title page, but the copies all have one or more of the indicators used to identify books that were once in the Bridgewater Library: (1) a limp vellum binding with distinctive gold tooling, or (2) the distinctive Bridgewater bookplate, or (3) a dull brown calf binding, stamped with the Bridgewater crest (a lion on its hind legs holding a spear pointing down), or (4) a handwritten number on the title page, enclosed in a three-sided frame, probably in the hand of John, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater (1623-1686).
The research archive of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago (the author's institution) has a large number of books bearing the founder's hand-signed bookplate.