A label, placed upon or in a book, showing its ownership or its position in a library.
A label used to indicate ownership of a book, usually found pasted to the inside of the front cover.
A label pasted in indicating ownership.
The label placed in a book to show ownership. Many are highly decorative.
A larger ownership piece of paper, also pasted in, and larger than a book label.
s - preprinted art labels showing ownership. We do not feel that good condition nice bookplates detract from desirability. Mailing address labels do.
A pasted-in sign of ownership. Modern bookplates are pressure sensitive (peel-and-stick) as opposed to the older bookplates which were made with water-activated adhesive (lick-and-stick). Bookplates range from orante, engraved 19th century works of art to the downright ugly.
a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pasted
a basically a king of label meant to be put into a book, usually on the inside front cover
a large label that can be placed on the floppy case or inside the CD-ROM jewel case
a simple but nicely designed sticker that the two of us can sign and then simply mail to you, to be placed inside your book (or on your dashboard or forehead if you want), like one of those old "ex libris" stickers
A print which has been "tipped" (attached at the corners) into a book. It may also be a collector's label affixed on the inside cover of a book.
A label stating previous ownership, usually found on an endpaper.
previous owner's decorative plate pasted on front endpapers
Pre-printed label (often stating from the Library of) with an adhesive back. The bookplate un-like the Ex-Libris plate does not have the owners name pre-printed on it. The modern bookplates have the peel-and-stick backings, unlike the older ones which have the water-activated adhesive backing. Some of the older bookplates dating into the last century have become collectible. I have seen books sale, not for the book, but rather for the plate adhered to the inside. [Back to the Top
A decorated, pasted in "Ex-Libris" decal which denotes book ownership. There are also bookplates acknowledging the generosity of book donors, and for book prize-winners (such as for perfect attendance at Sunday School). Beautifully engraved older bookplates are collected. Bookplates, particularly the new peel-and-stick type, are difficult to remove without damaging a book. If a bookplate is present, it should never removed.
a decorative label in a book usually indicating ownership of a book. A bookplate may also contain the signature of the author.
also known as an ex-libris: an ownership label, often decorative, usually pasted to the endpaper.
A label used to indicate the owner of a book, larger than a book label.
An ownership label, usually fixed inside the front cover
A pasted-in sign of ownership. Modern bookplates are pressure sensitive (peel-and-stick) as opposed to the older bookplates which were made with water-activated adhesive (lick-and-stick). Some bookplates from the last century were quite elaborate with engravings.
A bookplate, also known as ex librÄ«s