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Dixson, Zella Allen, 1858-1924
Dixson, Zella Allen, 1858-1924
OriginatorDixson, Zella Allen, 1858-1924
DesignerSpenceley, J. Winfred (Joseph Winfred), 1865-1908
EngraverSpenceley, J. Winfred (Joseph Winfred), 1865-1908
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions75x107 mm
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
Bookplate TextEX LIBRIS ZELLA ALLEN DIXSON / SUBJECT INDEX TO FICTION / [artist's initials:] J.W.S. 1901.
DescriptionA large house behind a picket fence (Wisteria Cottage, Granville, Ohio). Inset at top shows another of Dixson's homes (Merino Farm, between Marietta and Zanesville Ohio); wisteria mantling above; books and documents with lit candle below.
NoteDixson was the author of Concerning book-plates: a handbook for collectors. Chicago: Wisteria Cottage Press, 1903, and a contributor to The subject index to fiction.
ReferenceDixson, Concerning book-plates (Chicago, 1903), p.25-26
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Collection TitleJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0088.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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