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Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928
Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928
OriginatorLummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928
DesignerWachtel
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Date1897
Dimensions88x96 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialLos Angeles (Calif.)
Bookplate TextBY BOOKS MAY LEARNING / PERHAPS BEFALL / BUT WISDOM NEVER / BY BOOKS AT ALL / YET THOUGHT MAY SHIVER / AT LEAST THE LESS / WITH THEM TO COVER HER NAKEDNESS. / CHAS F LUMMIS HIS X BOOK / Wachtel. / COPYRIGHT 1897 BY C. F. LUMMIS
DescriptionDark green ink on beige paper. A naked child is reading a book by candlelight, sitting in grass amid flowers.
NoteThere is a red "42" stamped in the left-hand corner of the bookplate.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277
CollectionJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0135.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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