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  • Subject: Armorial bookplates
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    • Ainslie Hewett Bookplate Collection

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Heraldic bookplates; Art, Gothic
    • The Ainslie Hewett Bookplate Collection features 104 bookplates designed by Louisville native (George) Ainslie Hewett between 1909 and 1951. The bookplates were created for notable Louisville residents, as well as for clients across the United...
    • Alvah Kittredge Lawrie.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing a lion, two stars, and a loving-cup, which symbolizes friendliness. Below the shield is a scroll with text. The scroll contains the Latin phrase "Ingenio Innumerator Habe." Above the shield is a fox [or dog]. Above the animal is...
    • Arts Club Louisville.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative shield featuring a pegasus, a palette with paint brushes, the drama masks for comedy (Thalia) and tragedy (Melpomene), and a pan flute or panpipe. Black ink with orange highlights. A scroll near the top of the shield has the text "The...
    • Bookplate Association International.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Book Plate Association International
    • Wreath topped by an eagle behind a shield with the pattern of the American flag with thirteen stars and stripes. A torch is on either side of the eagle. The bottom of the wreath features an open book and a series of ten decorative shields or coats...
    • Breaux Collection, Southwestern Louisiana Institute.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Liberal and Technical Learning
    • Scalloped shield with a dragon on it. Above the shield is a knight's helmet and large ornamental flourishes. Above the helmet is the phrase "Ex Libris." Below the design inside a rectangular frame is the text "Gustave Arvilien Breaux 1828-1910" and...
    • Bruno Alberts.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Dragon's head, small shield with text, and intricate ornamentation. A scroll with text runs across the center of the design. The text on the shield is "Never less alone than when alone." The scroll says "Bruno Alberts." Born in Louisville, Bruno...
    • Charles Haskell Morrow.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield featuring a knight's head with helmet in profile. The shield is framed by scroll with text and decorative flourishes. The scroll above the shield contains the phrase "Ex Libris." The name "Charles Haskell Morrow" is on the scrolls below the...
    • Charles Turner Cravans.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Winged animal [possibly a phoenix] in profile holding an open book. Below the animal is a scroll containing the phrase "Ex Libris" and the name "Charles Turner Cravans." Black ink. Signed Ainslie Hewett with four-digit year.
    • Cornelia Anderson Atherton.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing three birds in profile. A crown and two floral ornamentations are above the shield. "Ex Libris" is above the design, while "Cornelia Anderson Atherton" is below it. Cornelia Anderson Atherton married Peter Lee Atherton (1862-1939)...
    • Devereux Mansion.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Devereux Mansion (Marblehead, Mass.)
    • Decorative shield with a torch on either side. At the top is an insignia featuring a ship with sails. In a circle around the insignia are the words "The Handcraft Shops Founded 1904." On the scrolls below the insignia is the phrase "Help, Hall, or...
    • Dorothy Crosby Helm.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing three feline heads and 6 identical decorative elements. Decorative ivy hangs from two corners of the shield, which is framed by an oval border. Below the design is the name "Dorothy Crosby Helm." Brown ink. Signed AH with...
    • E. Owsley Grant.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield above a monument with two columns. The shield is decorated with two open books, a globe, stripes, and two crosses. Within the monument is the quotation "Consider not what great men are worth in themselves, but what they are worth to thee"...
    • Edward Sloane Graff.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing text. On top of the shield is a knight's helmet and a unicorn in profile. The shield is framed by decorative flourishes. Inside the shield are the phrase "Ex Libris" and the name "Edward Sloane Graff." Black ink. Signed Ainslie...
    • Emily Tryon Mengel.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing a heart with crown on top of it and three stars. Above the shield is a crown. The shield is framed by a circular border of a text and a scroll along the bottom with text. The text around the shield is "A good book is the best...
    • Emmet G. Logan and Effie W. Logan.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield or crest with a heart pierced by three daggers. Above the crest is a heart pierced by one dagger. The crest is framed by a wreath. The phrase "Ex Libris" is at the top of the wreath. Below the crest is a scroll that wraps into the wreath....
    • Frederic Lindley Morgan.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield at an angle with a lion on it. Above the shield is a knight's helmet with a buck's head on top of it. Around the shield are decorative flourishes. There is a scroll at the top of the image and one below the shield. The scroll at the top...
    • James Clark and Mildred Clark.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing two crescents and an animal head with fangs [possibly boar]. Above the shield is a man blowing a bugle [possibly a hunter]. Decorative scrolls with text serves as a border around the shield. The phrase "The wicked borrow and...
    • James Griffin Thompson.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield featuring Greek text, a row of three flowers, and a cross. Below the shield is a scroll with the Latin phrase "Ut Prosin." Above the shield are a unicorn on the right and a large bird [possibly a griffin] on the left. Beyond the two animals...

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