Ex Libris – read online • 9780300171631

Accueil Forums Discussions sur Castle Story Ex Libris – read online • 9780300171631

Mots-clés : ,

Ce sujet a 0 réponse, 1 participant et a été mis à jour par  ellsberger, il y a 1 mois.

Affichage de 1 message (sur 1 au total)
  • Auteur
    Articles
  • #6411

    ellsberger
    Membre

    Ex Libris
    The Art of Bookplates

    by Martin J. Hopkinson

    🔰 Ex Libris – Click Here 🔰

    • First published: May 1, 2011
    • Genres: art, history, design, reference
    • ISBN: 9780300171631 (0300171633)
    • Format: paperback, 112 pages
    • Author: Martin J. Hopkinson
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    • Language: english
    • Release date: June 21, 2011

    About The Book

    Endlessly diverse and appealing, bookplates (also called ex libris, Latin for « from the books of ») are small decorative labels to be pasted inside a book’s cover to express personal ownership. Originating in their modern printed form in 16th-century Germany, where books were highly valuable and treasured, bookplates became an art form practiced by artists across Europe and beyond. This book traces the fascinating evolution of bookplate design over time and across national boundaries, showcasing 100 key examples of ex libris art.

    In the early 1500s, Albrecht Dürer and other German engravers and printmakers began to create highly decorative bookplates, often featuring armorial devices and coats of arms for wealthy individuals and institutions. As the fashion for ornamental bookplates spread, distinctive national styles evolved. Nearly every conceivable design element — from cupids to scientific instruments, portraits, and landscapes — served to decorate personal bookplates. This volume explores the various sources of ex libris inspiration, including designs by C. R. Ashbee, Walter Crane, Aubrey Beardsley, Eric Gill, and Rudyard Kipling, as seen in the books of Frederic Leighton, Calvin Coolidge, and many others. Book lovers and art enthusiasts alike will delight in this treasury of bookplate art and lore. 

    Online Ex Libris by Martin J. Hopkinson read online for Android. Hardcover book Ex Libris download on Barnes & Noble. FictionBook ebook Ex Libris PocketBook.

    MOBI Ex Libris Martin J. Hopkinson buy cheap on Powells. TXT ebook Ex Libris buy on Kindle. PDF book Ex Libris Martin J. Hopkinson on Booktopia.

    Hardback ebook Ex Libris by Martin J. Hopkinson read on Bookshop. FB2 book Ex Libris download on iPad. MP3 Ex Libris for iOS.

Affichage de 1 message (sur 1 au total)

Vous devez être connecté pour répondre à ce sujet.

Les commentaires sont fermés.