Bookplate mania, forever and ever

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Over at Buzzfeed … bookplates of famous people.  Hard to make a choice among the cosmic, the tasteful, the vulgar, the odd, the obvious, the outré – but here goes.

The cosmic… Albert Einstein

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The unexpected … Bette Davis

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The self-aggrandizing… Greta Garbo

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The elegant (with such a name, how could it be otherwise?) … Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Because she’s the Queen … Victoria

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Because we love lions… Charles Dickens

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Check out the bookplates of Benito Mussolini, Woodrow Wilson, H.G. Wells, William Butler Yeats, Maurice Sendak, and many others here.


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