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    A Collection of Twenty-Four American
    or British "Canting" Bookplates

    [Bookplates]. Collection of Twenty-Four "Canting" Bookplates for American or British Collectors, Mainly Twentieth Century. [N.p., n.d., though most are ca. 1900's]. Four bookplates are signed in pencil by the artists (E. D. French, Charles Bird, A. M. [?], and Fred Thompson). All bookplates attractively matted, framed and glazed in six separate frames. Frames are generally 18.75 x 15 inches. A charming and unusual collection. "Canting" means that a collector's name is depicted visually in metaphor, for example: the bookplate for Eleanor B. Church depicts a church, or the bookplate for Lucius G. Fisher depicts a fish, etc.
    From the James M. Goode Collection of Bookplates.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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