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19262862-2BC_Sex_Research.jpg
States: "Institute For Sex Research"; depicts former logo for the institute. Bookplate for The Kinsey Institute who's mission is to advance sexual health and knowledge worldwide. http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/about/origins.html Bookplate has a…

19262859-2BC_Brooklyn.jpg
States: "Brooklyn Public Library / Bought from the income of the Ramsay Fund"; depicts a dotted border. Book for the Brooklyn Public Library; Part of the Dick S. Ramsay Fund. Dick S. Ramsay, a former president of the East River Savings Bank (New York…

19262858-4BC_Cliosophic_Society.jpg
States: "Library / Cliosophic Society / no."; annotated: "P 345-1:2"; depicts an ornamental border. The Cliosophic Society, now merged and called the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, is a literary and debate club at Princeton University.

19262920-13BC_Newton_Hall_Cambridge.jpg
States: "Wachsthum Und Stetigkeit [growth and continuity] Newton Hall Cambridge"; signature of J.S. in upper left-hand corner; depicts a coat of arms with four lions. Bookplate for Henry Walston, Baron Walston, (1912 - 1991) a farmer and politician…

19262866-3BC_Smith_College.jpg
States: "Smith College Library / Northampton Massachusetts / From The Library of / John Spencer Bassett / Professor of History / 1906-1928"; annotated: "withdrawn". Bookplate for John Spencer Bassett, Professor of History for Smith College. For…

19262891-7BC_Thomas_Earl_White.jpg
States: "Vi et Virtute [by strength and valor] Thomas Earle White"; depicts coat of arms with three lions rampant and a chevron, crest of hand bearing roses. Personal bookplate for Thomas Earle White, a Philadelphia lawyer and founding member of the…

19262916-12BC_Edith_And_Paul_Boxwell.jpg
States: "A Book is like a good friend/ my friends I would forever keep /Ex Libris/ Edith and Paul Boxwell"; depicts a bay window seating area with a vase and an opened book, with a window looking out to a tree and sundial. States "Made in U.S.A." in…

19262917-12BC_Limited_Edition.jpg
States: "This edition is limited to fifty copies. This is number 36. Compliments of Frank Gair Macomber; Date 12/1/28"; depicts a decorative border. This numbered and signed bookplate is from a privately published volume on the collection of Flemish…

19262893-7BC_American_Themed_Bookplateedit.jpg
States: "One of my books"; depicts Americana such as: colonial women and soldier; a Native American; a fighter jet; a conquistador; horse and covered wagon; and books. American-themed mass-production bookplate.

19262894-7BC_Fritz_And_Harriet_Hyde.jpg
States: "Deus Nobis Haec Otia Fecit [God gave us this leisure] / Fritz And Harriet Hyde"; coat of arms with there lozenges surrounding a chevron, two eagle supporters, and a crown. Bookplate bears the Hyde family coat of arms. Drs. Fritz and Harriet…