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Simple typographical bookplates are termed book labels. A bookplate or book plate, as it was commonly styled until the early 20th century, also known as exlibris latin for from the books or library, is usually a small printed or decorative label pasted into a book, often on the front endpaper, to indicate ownership. A bookplate also known as exlibris latin, from the books of. And, according to random house unabridged dictionary, the origin of the word was. Ex libris was a satisfying, and rewarding read for at least 300 of its 392 pages paperback edition. Oct 14, 2019 from latin ex libris from the books of.
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The latin inscription in this book translates as gilbert dethick read this book. A foam layer between the handle and rubber adds cushion to make stamping a breeze. From the books definition of ex libris the meaning and definition of the expression ex libris relates to an inscription or label in a book indicating its ownership which is commonly referred to as a bookplate. Make your own custom ex libris bookplate stamp man.1206 1583 975 123 291 1564 1289 799 553 811 815 1568 31 25 1248 988 1556 102 1075 914 539 1481 705 1125 895 791 631 575 175