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Perry, Preston A.
Perry, Preston A.
OriginatorPerry, Preston A.
DesignerSeymour, Ralph Fletcher, 1876-1966.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeMixed
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions81x110 mm
Bookplate TextBooks are a part of mans prerogative. In formal ink they thoughts and voices hold. That we to them our solitude may give and make time present travelled that of old. / EX LIBRIS / PRESTON / A PERRY
DescriptionPrinted in black and red. Floral motif; at top, Aldus printer's device; open book; at bottom, closed books (one labeled on spine: "Cicero | Aldus 1501", one with decorated edges); hourglass, manuscript page [illegible].
Note[1] Perry book collection was sold at auction in New York, by Anderson, 21 April 1908. A notice in the New York Times on 12 April 1908 refers to the fine Ralph Adams, Roycroft, and Prideaux bindings and Kelmscott Press material in the collection. Ads highlight incunabula, including a Biblia Latina (1447 [sic]) on vellum. [2] Name of designer from John Starr Stewart's label.
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 Identifierexlibris0165.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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