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



Main Entry
Nichols, Spencer Van B., collector

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.

Access points:

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.

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


Occupation (as reflected in collection)

Bookplate designers.

Added Entries
Grolier Club.

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