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Langenscheidt, Carl G. F., 1870-1952
Langenscheidt, Carl G. F., 1870-1952
OriginatorLangenscheidt, Carl G. F., 1870-1952
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions69x101 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialBerlin (Germany)
Bookplate TextOHN' FLEISS KEIN PREIS / CARL G. F. / LANGENSCHEIDT
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon, showing world (orb marked by lines of longitude and latitude) with a halo of flames, behind stylized waves; helm and mantling, crested with two holly branches. Motto on banner: Ohn' Fleiss Kein Preis. Printed in red, yellow, blue and black.
NoteCarl Langenscheidt was an avid collector of ex libris; his collection was sold in 1925. He rose to be director of the family publishing business famous for its dictionaries.
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 Identifierexlibris0575.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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