New York: A. Wessels Company, 1901,
First Edition. large octavo, grey boards stamped in gilt, red cloth spine. 207 pp. A. Wessels Company, Item #31128
"Being an exemplification of the art, signified by various book-plates, from its earliest to its most recent practice. Illustrated by reproductions in miniature and otherwise." With an introduction and chapter on the study and arrangement of book-plates by Henry Blackwell. Two illustrations printed from the copper plates of E. D. French. Corners slightly scuffed, minor soiling to spine. Bookplate of Knox College English Professor, George Appleton Lawrence and with his signature dated 1908.