NICHOLS, SPENCER VAN B. Bookplate collection, ca. 1700-1947
Spencer Van B. Nichols Bookplate Collection, ca. 1700-1947
RLIN ID No.
Nichols, Spencer Van B., collector
Spencer van B. Nichols Bookplate Collection, ca. 1700-1947.
3 boxes (2 linear ft.) ; ca. 1000 items
Organization and Arrangement
Arranged in alphabetical sequence by letter, including categories such as armorial, duplicates, foreign, France and French (bookplate designer).
Spencer van B. Nichols was a Grolier Club member from 1919 until his death in 1947. He also collected English novelist Anthony Trollope.
Scope and Contents Note
Ca. 1000 bookplates; correspondence 1921-1923 (one folder); proofs (one envelope). American bookplates are particularly well represented. Designers include but are not limited to: E. D. French, W. F. Hopson, L. S. Ipsen, A. N. Macdonald and J. W. Spencely.
Title devised by cataloger.
French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906, bookplate designer.
Hopson, William Fowler, 1849-1935, bookplate designer.
Ipsen, Ludvig Sandöe, bookplate designer.
McDonald, Arthur Nelson, 1866-1940, bookplate designer.
Spencely, J. W. (Joseph Winfred), 1865-1908, bookplate designer.
Occupation (as reflected in collection)
Grolier Cub, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098.