NICHOLS, SPENCER VAN B. Bookplate collection, ca. 1700-1947
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Spencer Van B. Nichols Bookplate Collection, ca. 1700-1947

RLIN ID No.
NYGG01-A71

Main Entry
Nichols, Spencer Van B., collector

Title
Spencer van B. Nichols Bookplate Collection, ca. 1700-1947.

Physical Description
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).

Historical/Biographical Note
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.

General Note
Title devised by cataloger.

Names
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.

Subjects
Bookplates, American.
Bookplates, British.
Bookplates, Canadian.
Bookplates, French.
Bookplates, German.
Bookplates. Collections.

Genres
Bookplates.

Occupation (as reflected in collection)
Bookplate designers.

Added Entries
Grolier Club.

Location
Grolier Cub, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098.
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