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    • Ainslie Hewett Bookplate Collection

    • 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...
    • Bruno Alberts.

    • 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...
    • Bookplate Association International.

    • 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...
    • Mary Verhoeff.

    • Mary Verhoeff.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Decorative shield with a row of three birds on top and a fourth bird above a painter's palette on the bottom. Below the shield is an open book. The name "Mary Verhoeff" is below the book. Decorative torches are on either side of the...
    • Thomas Walker Bullitt.

    • Thomas Walker Bullitt.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield with a thick, angled stripe and three circles. Above the shield is a knight's helmet and large ornamental flourishes. Above the design is the word "Oxmoor." At the bottom is the name "Thomas Walker Bullitt." Thomas Walker...
    • James Clark and Mildred Clark.

    • 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...
    • Kennedy Clark and Toska Clark.

    • Kennedy Clark and Toska 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...
    • L. Amelia Coldewey.

    • L. Amelia Coldewey.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Louisville Free Public Library

    • Shield with a tower in the top half and a skull atop an open book in the bottom half. Above the shield is a knight's helmet facing forward. The shield is surrounded by ornamental flourishes inside a rectangular border. Inside the border and above...
    • Charles Turner Cravans.

    • 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.
    • Devereux Mansion.

    • 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...
    • Robert Graham Evans.

    • Robert Graham Evans.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Ornate manuscript page with a small shield featuring three fanged animal heads [possibly boars] and a thick angled stripe. The text on the page is "I have a shelf in my library for tried authors; one in my mind for tried principles; and one in...
    • Arts Club Louisville.

    • 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...
    • Edward Sloane Graff.

    • 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...
    • E. Owsley Grant.

    • 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...
    • Dorothy Crosby Helm.

    • 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...
    • Thomas Kennedy Helm.

    • Thomas Kennedy Helm.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield containing three knights" helmets in profile, a flame, and a running fox. Below the shield is a scroll with text. Above the shield is an arm in armor grasping a wreath. Above the arm is the phrase "Ex Libris." The Latin phrase...
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