University of Delaware Library

Brewer, William Augustus, collector.

William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection

circa 1700-2000


Descriptive Summary

Identification: GRA 115


Creator: Brewer, William Augustus, collector.


Title: William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection


Inclusive Dates: circa 1700-2000


Extent: 16 linear feet 7 oversize boxes (24 boxes)


Abstract: The William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection comprises 12,870 printed bookplates dating primarily from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, many of which were from the libraries of famous individuals or produced by significant artists. The collection also contains additional material relating to Brewer's collection, including Mrs. Augusta LaMotte Brewer's address book and printing plates and blocks, as well as reference material relating to bookplates.


Language: Materials primarily in English and also includes Latin, Portuguese, French, and others.



Citation

GRA 115, William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Boxes 1-14: Shelved in ANNEX MSS record center cartons

Boxes 15-21: Shelved in SPEC MSS oversize boxes (17 inches)

Box 22: Shelved in SPEC MSS manuscript boxes (15 inches)

Box 23: Shelved in SPEC MSS manuscript boxes (1 inch)

Box 24: Shelved in SPEC MSS manuscript boxes (upright manuscript boxes)

Location

Special Collections, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Gift of Augusta LaMotte Brewer, after 1931.

Processing

Processed by staff, 1957. Processed by Laura Cochrane and Theresa Hessey, November 2001. Encoded by Jaime Margalotti, May 2010. Updated by Maureen Cech, June 2013.

Materials Available in Alternative Format

Digital copies of many of the bookplates are available through the University of Delaware Library's Digital Collections website at ARTstor Commons. A PDF of the 1957 index to Series I. can be found at this link, http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/gra0115/brewer_index.pdf.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, http://www.lib.udel.edu/cgi-bin/askspec.cgi


Biographical Note

American educator Reverend William Augustus Brewer (1863-1931) was an avid bookplate collector. His wife Augusta LaMotte Brewer bequeathed his collection to the University of Delaware Library after her husband’s death.

Brewer was an alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley. He also served as the first and only mayor of the town of Hillsborough, California. The Brewer family was among the early settlers of San Mateo County, California. Brewer served as the rector of the St. Matthew’s Military School (now Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Day School) in Burlingame, California, having succeeded his father, philanthropist and educator Rev. Alfred Lee Brewer (1831-1899), who founded the school (then called St. Matthew’s Hall) and served as its headmaster from 1866 to 1891.

William Augustus Brewer married Ellen Wheaton (d. 1927) in 1895; they had two sons, Wheaton Brewer (1897-1959) and William Augustus Brewer, Jr. (1900-1957). Rev. Brewer married Augusta LaMotte of Wilmington, Delaware, in 1929. Augusta LaMotte's brother was Ferdinand LaMotte, Jr., who served as a vice president of the E. I. du Pont de Nemours Company, retiring in 1944. Augusta and Ferdinand LaMotte were the great-grandchildren of Daniel LaMotte, whose daughter Margaretta married Alfred Victor du Pont. Augusta LaMotte was also a cousin of Victor du Pont III.


Scope and Content Note

The William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection comprises 12,870 printed bookplates dating primarily from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, many of which were from the libraries of famous individuals or produced by significant artists. The collection also contains additional material relating to Brewer's collection, including Mrs. Augusta LaMotte Brewer's address book and printing plates and blocks, as well as reference material relating to bookplates.

Series I. contains 12,680 printed bookplates collected by the Rev. William Augustus Brewer, which comprises the bulk of the collection and represents the original gift to the University of Delaware Library. The bookplates date primarily from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries and represent a variety of illustration styles, subjects, and symbols. The collection includes bookplates from the libraries of artists and literary figures, royalty, political and historical figures, book collectors, and many others. Notable figures include English author Lewis Carroll (Charles Dodgson), American author Samuel Clemens (pseudonym Mark Twain), American photographer Alfred Stieglitz, American artist Walt Disney, Irish author William Butler Yeats, and English author Charles Dickens; Presidents Calvin Coolidge and Theodore Roosevelt; as well as King George III of England and Revolutionary War patriot Paul Revere.

Many notable designers are also represented in the collection. The designers of the bookplates include Thomas Bewick, Edward Burne-Jones, Kate Greenaway, William Hogarth, Howard Pyle, Rudolf Ruzicka, and James A. M. Whistler. Subjects illustrated in the bookplates are varied, including acrostics, birds, death's heads, medicine, music, rebuses, and science and portraits of historical and literary figures.

In 1957, the University of Delaware Library produced an index to the collection. The index, organized alphabetically by artist, notable owners, geographic region, and subjects depicted in the bookplates, can be accessed online in the University of Delaware's institutional repository, UDSpace.

Photographs of the Rev. and Mrs. Augusta Brewer are also included in the collection, under plate numbers 12225 and 12226.

Series II-V. contain material added to the collection after the acquisition of the original collection of Rev. Brewer’s bookplates, including Augusta LaMotte Brewer’s address book listing individuals who donated material to the collection; an additional 190 mounted and unmounted bookplates; printing plates and woodblocks; and reference materials pertaining to the collection and study of bookplates. The monographs and journals were removed for cataloging with imprints in Special Collections. An appendix of those removed items appears in Series V.

Digital copies of many of the bookplates are available through the University of Delaware Library's Digital Collections website.

Note: There is no pl. 117 in this collection.


Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
Bookplates.
Art in bookplates.
Bookplates--Collectors and collecting.
Form/Genre Terms
Bookplates.
Armorial Bookplates.
Photographs.
Printing blocks (printing surfaces)
Printing plates.
Address books.
Specimens.
Occupation
Collectors.

Bibliograpy

“History.” St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School. http://www.stmatthewsday.org/podium/default.aspx?t=130291 (accessed June 18, 2013).

Alexander, Philip W. and Charles P. Hamm. History of San Mateo County. Burlingame, California: Press of Burlingame Publishing Co., 1916. http://books.google.com/books?id=sRY1AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA3#v=onepage&q&f=false (accessed June 18, 2013).

Sargent, Porter E. A Handbook of the Best Private Schools. Sargent’s handbook series. Boston: P. Sargent, 1915. http://books.google.com/books?id=ZuZJ1CI1fdAC&dq=porter%20sargent%20handbook%20of%20private%20schools%201915&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q=porter%20sargent%20handbook%20of%20private%20schools%201915&f=false (accessed June 18, 2013).

"City Woman's Rare Book Plates Acclaimed," The Sunday Morning Star (Wilmington, Delaware), March 3, 1940.

"Miss La Motte Bride of Rev. W. A. Brewer," New York Times, May 20, 1929.


The original arrangement (alphabetical by name of the owner) and housing used by Rev. Brewer for his bookplates has been maintained for Series I., which comprises the initial gift. Brewer mounted each bookplate to cardstock and provided additional information about each item, including original owner, designer, and his acquisition of the plate.

In 1957, the University of Delaware Library produced an index to the collection, which is included in this finding aid. The index is organized alphabetically by artist, owner, and subject. Photographs of the Rev. and Mrs. Brewer are also included in the collection, under the numbers 12225 and 12226.

The finding aid also includes materials that were added to the collection after it arrived at the University of Delaware Library. These items include additional bookplates, reference books, and journals. A list of the added bookplates is included in the finding aid, as is a bibliography of the books and journals.

  • I. William Augustus Brewer bookplates
  • II. Augusta LaMotte Brewer's address book
  • III. Bookplates added to the Brewer collection
  • IV. Printing plates and blocks
  • V. Bookplate research and appendix to reference material

Detailed Contents List

Series I. William Augustus Brewer bookplates

Series I. contains 12,680 printed bookplates collected by the Rev. William Augustus Brewer, which comprises the bulk of the collection. and represents the initial gift to the University of Delaware Library. The bookplates date primarily from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries and represent a variety of illustration styles, subjects, and symbols. The collection includes bookplates from the libraries of artists and literary figures, royalty, political and historical figures, book collectors, and many others. Many notable designers are also represented in the collection. The designers of the bookplates include Thomas Bewick, Edward Burne-Jones, Kate Greenaway, William Hogarth, Howard Pyle, Rudolf Ruzicka, and James A. M. Whistler. Subjects illustrated in the bookplates are varied, including acrostics, birds, death's heads, medicine, music, rebuses, and science and portraits of historical and literary figures.

Brewer mounted each bookplate to cardstock and provided additional information about each item, including original owner, designer, and his acquisition of the plate. These mounted bookplates are housed in portfolios, and the plate ranges listed represent the plate numbers housed in each box.

Plates 1-934   [Box 1]

Plates 935-1731   [Box 2]

Plates 1732-2531   [Box 3]

Plates 2532-3437   [Box 4]

Plates 3438-4338   [Box 5]

Plates 4339-5178   [Box 6]

Plates 5179-5975   [Box 7]

Plates 5976-6843   [Box 8]

Plates 6844-7773   [Box 9]

Plates 7774-8648   [Box 10]

Plates 8649-9574   [Box 11]

Plates 9575-10582   [Box 12]

Plates 10583-11613   [Box 13]

Plates 11614-12224   [Box 14]

Index, 1957

2 volumes

An index to the initial gift of Brewer's 12,680 bookplates was created by University of Delaware Library staff in 1957. The index is organized alphabetically by artist, owner, and subject.

Plates 12225-12289   [Box 15]

Plates 12290-12354   [Box 16]

Plates 12355-12419   [Box 17]

Plates 12420-12484   [Box 18]

Plates 12485-12549   [Box 19]

Plates 12550-12614   [Box 20]

Plates 12615-12680   [Box 21]

Series II. Augusta LaMotte Brewer’s address book

Address book   [Box 23 F1]

Series III. Bookplates added to the Brewer collection
Numbered bookplates

Pl.1 Groves, J.Stuart   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.2 Jones, Olive and Ralph   [F2 Box 22]

Pl.3 Newark Library and Literary Association   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.4 Eastman, Albert Sherman   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.5 Ward, Christopher   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.6 Ortiz, Manuel A. Luis E. deNavarra, artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.7 Delaware College Library, Newark, DE   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.8 S.Sebastiao, Torre de   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.9 Raynor, James A.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.10 Dick, William   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.11 Geneseo Normal Library   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.12 Browsing Room   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.13 Town Library, Newark, DE   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.14 Delaware   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.15 Browsing Room, Women’s College of Delaware   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.16 Muhlenberg College, E.B. Bird, artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.17 Emma Worrell Library, presented to New Castle Hall Women’s College, University of Delaware, January, 1927.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.18 Red, green, and black stripes, yellow Chinese or Japanese lettering.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.19 Columbia University Library   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.20 Ortiz, M.A., Luis E. deNavarra, artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.21 Newell, M. Moyca   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.22 Wake Forest College, In Memory of Hubert Evans, L. M. Patten, artist.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.23 The Library of the University of Delaware   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.24 Lefevre, Albert, Corcoran Professor of Philosophy, University of Virginia, 1905-1928.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.25 Bailey, Arthur L.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.26 Northwestern University, Dental School Library    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.27 The Library of the University of Delaware, Gift of J.P. Wright    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.28 Murdoch, Alexander, A. Avinoff, artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.29 Wilson, Helen   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.30 Hawkins, Mary Lawson   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.31 Bayard, Thomas Francis   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.32 von Bernstorff, William Hugo   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.33 Library of the Delta Phi Literary Society of Delaware College   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.34 Bonawit, G. Owen   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.35 Sellers, William F.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.36 Pottstown Library and Literary Association   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.37 Hayden   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.38 University of Delaware, Memorial to Albert N. Raub, President of Delaware College, 1888-1896   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.39 Paris, 1815   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.40 One of the books of, no name.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.41 Hullihen, William   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.42 Eastman Memorial Foundation, Laurel, MS   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.43 Hackett, Edmond Byrne, C. Harris, artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.44 Oberlin College Library, History of Printing Collection, In Memory of Azariah S. Root.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.45 Loomis, C.H.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.46 Brewer, Augusta LaMotte   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.47 Brewer, William Augustus   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.48 Brewer, William A.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.49 Rextrew, Amy   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.50 Bush, Charles Whiteley   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.51 University Club Library, donated by A. Barton Hepburn   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.52 University of Delaware, gift of the Student Council of Delaware College    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.53 Law, Henry I.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.54 Johnson, Everett C.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.55 Ex Libris, no name   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.56 Ex Libris, no name   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.57 Ex Libris, no name   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.58 One of the books of, no name.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.59 Ex Libris, no name   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.60 Ex Libris, no name   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.61 Taylor, Lillian Pitcairn   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.62 Douglas, Jamais Arriere   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.63 The Isabel Mercein Tunstall Library of Poetry, Duncan Smith, artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.64 Casey, Kellogg Kennon Venable   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.65 Robinson, Lydia Gillingham   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.66 Kirkpatrick, W.T.K., artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.67 Wilson, Harry G.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.68 Cox   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.69 Lawrence, W.T.K., artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.70 Hamilton, Alexander, van I.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.71 Birmingham Public Library   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.72 Calumet City Public Library   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.73 McNair, James B., James Cady Ewell, artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.74 American Classical League   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.75 Library of the University of Virginia, From the Library Bequeathed by Governor Holliday    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.76 Library of the University of Virginia, Donation of Arthur Curtiss James    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.77 Library of the University of Virginia, Gift of, no name    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.78 Library of the University of Virginia, From the Library of Thomas Randolph Price    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.79 Library of the University of Virginia, From the Hertz Books Presented by Thomas Randolph Price and the New York Alumni    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.80 Library of the University of Virginia, Gift of Dr. Wilbur P. Morgan of Baltimore   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.81 Library of the University of Virginia, From the Library of George Frederick Holmes which was purchased by a group of alumni and presented to the University of Virginia in his honour.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.82 Library of the University of Virginia, Barksdale Library of Chemistry, endowed by Mrs. Hamilton MacFarland Barksdale and by the University of Virginia Alumni of Delaware and Friends in Memory of Hamilton MacFarland Barksdale, C.E. Class 1883.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.83 Library of the University of Virginia, Gift of William Franklin Willoughby to the Library of the Bureau of Public Administration.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.84 Colby, J.A.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.85 Day, Cyrus   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.86 Coolidge, Calvin, engraved on wood by Timothy Cole.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.87 Knight   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.88 University of Virginia, Byrd Library, Virginia History and Literature Founded in Memory of Alfred H. Byrd, M.A. (1887)   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.89 Columbia University Library   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.90 Pelz, Paul R.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.91 Library of the University of Wisconsin   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.92 McNair, James B.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.93 Library of Delaware Alpha Chapter Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, David Benson, artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.94 Columbia University Bookplate Collection, W.J., artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.95 Davidson, Flora Neil   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.96 Library of Newark College   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.97 Ex Libris, Chinese or Japanese writing   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.98 Ex Libris, Chinese or Japanese writing   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.99 Bonawit, G. Owen   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.100 Neuscheler, Elmer William   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.101 Sielaff, Verna A.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.102 Ward, Christopher, A.K., artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.103 Carita, Harry Boden   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.104 Tiffany Louis C.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.105 Knox, Louise Wakeman   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.106 University of Delaware Memorial Library, Delaware Coll.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.107 Library of the University of Delaware, In memory of Dorothy Lawson Hawkins, Assistant Librarian 1920-1923, Librarian 1923-1927.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.108 The Emalea Pusey Warner Library, Sussex Hall, The Women’s College of the University of Delaware, Presented by, no name.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.109 Property of the Newark Library Association    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.110 A.K., K.C., artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.111 Barbour, William and Katharine, R.H.B., artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.112 Library Delaware Agricultural Experiment Station, Newark, DE    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.113 Delaware College, Agricultural Experiment Station Library    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.114 Kirkbride Memorial Library, University of Delaware   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.115 Brewster, Walter and Kate   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.116 Evans, Mary Raub   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.118 Library of the Delta Phi Literary Society of Delaware College    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.119 Library of Newark College   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.120 Library of Newark College   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.121 Hawkins, Miriam, A.K., artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.122 Brinton, Professor George E., in Memoriam    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.123 University of Delaware, the A. Duer Irving Collection   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.124 Kirkbride Memorial Library, University of Delaware.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.125 Presented by the Japan Society, New York City    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.126 University of Delaware Library, Matthew Newkirk Memorial Collection    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.127 University of Delaware Library, Willard Saulsbury Papers, Manuscript Collection   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.128 University of Delaware Library, From the Estate of Hugh M. Morris, 1878-1966.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.129 University of Delaware Library, George Gray Papers, Manuscript Collection    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.130 University of Delaware Library, Christopher Ward Papers, Manuscript Collection    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.131 University of Delaware Library   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.132 University of Delaware Library, gift of Carl J. Rees, Professor of Mathematics 1920-1963, Dean, School of Graduate Studies 1950-1962, Provost of the University 1956-1962.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.133 From the Books of the Delaware Society, G. Nerney, artist.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.134 University of Delaware Library, Hallam Book Collection   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.135 University of Delaware Library, Presented in Memory of Dr. Kurt Wohl 1896-1962 by his Colleagues, Students and Friends.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.136 Ward, Christopher, A.K., artist.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.137 University of Delaware, James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, Welding Library.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.138 University of Delaware, James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, Welding Library.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.139 Presented to the University of Delaware Library by J.Paul Winthrop, D.D.S.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.140 University of Delaware Memorial Library, Given in Memory of Francis Hagar Squire by his friends.    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.141 University of Delaware Memorial Library, Esther Schwartz Decorative Arts Collection   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.142 Northern Arizona University Library, Flagstaff, AZ    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.143 University of Delaware Library, Archives Collection    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.144 University of Delaware Library, Manuscript Collection    [Box 22 F2]

Pl.145 Library of the University of Delaware, in Memory of Dorothy Lawson Hawkins, Assistant Librarian 1920-1923, Librarian 1923-1927.   [Box 22 F2]

Pl.146 Kirchner, Walther   [Box 22 F2]

Unnumbered bookplates

Pennsylvania State Library   [Box 23 F3]

The Magnus Wahlstrom Library, University of Bridgeport   [Box 23 F3]

Christopher Ward, 1868-1943   [Box 23 F3]

Stephen P. Hofmayer, engraved by Arthur N. Macdonald, 1931   [Box 23 F3]

Gift of Stephen P. Hofmeyer, March 12, 1991

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century bookplates

New York Society Library (from John Heudsey)   [Box 23 F4]

Goddard, Paul B., M.D.   [Box 23 F4]

Boyle, James   [Box 23 F4]

Heraldic plates

Von Schwartzenfels, Anton Gerlach   [Box 23 F5]

No name   [Box 23 F5]

Egidi, Ioh. Frantz   [Box 23 F5]

V. Eyben, Friederich   [Box 23 F5]

Frantz, Carl Philipp   [Box 23 F5]

Veit, Ioh Christoph   [Box 23 F5]

Thompson, John   [Box 23 F5]

No name   [Box 23 F5]

Bart, John S. Clair   [Box 23 F5]

Bridges, Duke of Chandos   [Box 23 F5]

Brudenel, Bruce, Earl of Ailesbury   [Box 23 F5]

Legge, Earl of Dartmouth   [Box 23 F5]

Noel, Earl of Gainsborough   [Box 23 F5]

Pierpont, Duke of Kingston   [Box 23 F5]

Pelham, Duke of Newcastle   [Box 23 F5]

Bennet, Earl of Tankerville   [Box 23 F5]

Bentick, Duke of Portland   [Box 23 F5]

Bertie, Duke of Ancaster   [Box 23 F5]

Finch, Earl of Winchelsea   [Box 23 F5]

Hamilton, Duke of Brandon   [Box 23 F5]

Herbert, Earl of Powis   [Box 23 F5]

Keith E. Wingrove bookplates

Gift of Keith Wingrove, December 2,1982.

Wingrove, Keith, Derek Riley England, artist   [Box 23 F6]

Wingrove, Keith, Lionel Lindsay, engraver   [Box 23 F6]

Wingrove, Keith, Norman Lindsay, artist   [Box 23 F6]

Wingrove, Keith   [Box 23 F6]

University of Delaware bookplates

University of Delaware Library, Gift of …   [F7]

University of Delaware Library, Archives Collection Memory of Dr. Kurt Wohl 1896-1962, by his Colleagues, Students, and Friends.    [Box 23 F7]

Presented to the University of Delaware Library by J. Paul Winthrop, D.D.S.   [Box 23 F7]

Presented to the University of Delaware Library by J. Paul Winthrop, D.D.S.   [Box 23 F7]

University of Delaware, James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, Welding Library   [Box 23 F7]

University of Delaware Library, in Memory of Dr. G. Lloyd Wilson and in honor of his Outstanding Contributions to Transportation Education, Gift of Traffic Club of Wilmington, DE   [Box 23 F7]

University of Delaware Library, A. Duer Irving Collection   [F8]

University of Delaware Library, Gift, no name   [Box 23 F7]

University of Delaware Memorial Library, Given in memory of Francis Hagar Squire by his friends   [Box 23 F7]

University of Delaware Library, Gift of University of Delaware Alumni Association    [F8]

University of Delaware Library, Gift of the University of Delaware Library Associates   [Box 23 F7]

University of Delaware Library, Archives Collection    [Box 23 F7]

Series IV. Printing plates and blocks, circa 1900-1916, undated 10 items

This series comprises printing plates and blocks and framed examples of William August Brewers's bookplates that correspond with the plates. Also included are plates featuring greetings and announcements.

[Gift to the University of California] printing plate, undated   [Box 24 F8]

Printing plate announcing the gift of the William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection to the University of California. Rev. Brewer was an alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley (Class of 1885).

Framed printing plate, circa 1903   [Box 24 F9]

Framed printing plate of one of Brewer's own bookplates bearing the Latin phrase "Pro deo et patria." Features a church and a house, circa 1903. Designed by Edwin Davis French, 1903. See plate 1580.

Framed printed bookplate, undated   [Box 24 F10]

Framed printed bookplate of Brewer's "Pro deo et patria." See plate 1580.

Copper printing plate, circa 1907   [Box 24 F11]

Copper printing plate of one of Brewer's own bookplates, a smaller version of F9, featuring the same church, circa 1907. Designed by William Edgar Fisher, 1907. See plate 1557.

Printing blocks, possibly 1916   [Box 24 F12]

2 items

Printing blocks of one of Brewer's own bookplates featuring a landscape scene.

Printing block, Augusta LaMotte Brewer bookplate, circa 1915   [Box 24 F13]

Printing block for Augusta LaMotte Brewer's bookplate designed by Margaret Ely Webb, circa 1915. See plate 1559.

Printing plate, Christmas greeting, undated   [Box 24 F14]

Copper printing plate for Christmas greetings from Mrs. Brewer.

Printing block, Browsing Room, Women's College of Delaware, [1900]   [Box 24 F15]

See plate 3351.

Printing plate, The Reading Club of St. Matthew's School, circa 1908   [Box 24 F16]

Printing plate for the Reading Club of St. Matthew's School, Burlingame, California. See plate 12585.

Series V. Reference collection

Books and journals on bookplates and their collection have been removed for cataloging and shelved with imprints in Special Collections. The reference material includes journals and monographs. Also included in this series is correspondence from bookplate scholar and collector Clare R. Talbot, as well as research material on Portugeuse bookplates.

Clare R. Talbot correspondence and material on Portuguese bookplates, 1948, 1977-1978, undated   [Box 23 F17]

Clare Talbot was a bookplate collector and scholar and owned and operated a bookshop in California. She authored Historic California in Bookplates (1936, reprinted in 1983). The reference material included is in Portuguese.

Journals
The Bookplate Booklet, 1907-1911
The Bookplate Quarterly, 1908 April and 1917 December
The Miscellany, 1915 June, October, and December
Yearbook of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers. Sewanne, Tenn.: American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers. , 1923-1970
Monographs
Barnett, P. Neville. Woodcut Bookplates. Sidney, New South Wales , 1934
Barnett, P. Neville. Woodcut Bookplates Souvenir. Sidney, New South Wales , 1934
California Bookplates. Vol. 1. Berkeley, CA: Sheldon Cheney , 1906
Carver, Clifford N. Bookplates of Well Known Americans. Princeton: Princeton University Press , 1911
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