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Creator:
Lee, Brian North.
Title(s):

Bookplate designs by Richard Shirley Smith / Brian North Lee.

Published/Created:
Pinner, England : Private Libraries Association, 1977.
Physical Description:
p. 84-93 : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 17 Moss no. 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger W. Moss
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Copyright Status:
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Related Content:
View finding aid for the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Article on pages 84-93 with reproductions of six bookplates: Timothy Harman [1962, Bain no. 33, North Lee no. 3], Jacob Rothschild [1973, Bain no. 215, North Lee no. 9], John Retallack [1974, Bain no. 232, North Lee no.11], James Ley Wilson [1974, Bain no. 231, North Lee no. 10], Michael J. Mitchell [1975, Bain no. 236, North Lee no. 13], and Sir George Taylor [1974, Bain no. 233, North Lee no. 12] and four engraved labels: Ashmansworth/Nr Newbury Berks [c.1962, for Joyce Finzi, not in Bain], Nigel Finzi [c.1962, not in Bain], Dr Alec Hay/9 Woodstock Road/Bedford Road/Bedford Park/London. W4 [c. 1962, not in Bain], and PAX for Valentine Ackland [1962, Bain no. 35]. ... The British bookplate scholar Brian North Lee (1936-2007) became aware of Richard Shirley Smith's engraved bookplates in the early 1970s and his several publications on Shirley Smith spanning nearly twenty years ... brought that branch of his art to the attention of an international audience."--Moss.
In: The Private Library (Second Series, vol. 10, no. 2, Summer 1977), p. 84-93.
Moss, R.W. Richard Shirley Smith, 2
Bain, I. Wood engravings of Richard Shirley Smith, 33, 215, 232, 231, 236, 233
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's wrappers.
BAC: From the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1977.
Contributors:
Moss, Roger W., 1940- former owner.
Shirley Smith, Richard, engraver.
Private Libraries Association.
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