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Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men | The Art of Manliness

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rudyard kipling Bookplate ex libris

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

rudyard kipling Bookplate ex libris

F. Scott Fitzgerald's bookplate

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men -- For inspiration.

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

Bookplate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Art of Manliness blog. The bookplates of men.

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

Bookplate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Art of Manliness blog. The bookplates of men.

Ex Libis of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) ~ Of course Freud’s bookplate would be filled with symbolism. It depicts the riddle of the Sphinx along with a quote in Greek from Oedipus the King that says, “He who understood that famous enigma and was a strong man.” Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the father of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

Ex Libis of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) ~ Of course Freud’s bookplate would be filled with symbolism. It depicts the riddle of the Sphinx along with a quote in Greek from Oedipus the King that says, “He who understood that famous enigma and was a strong man.” Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the father of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

Bookplate of Charles Dickens

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

Walt Disney's personal bookplate, via TheArtOfManliness.com

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

Latin inscription on George Washington’s bookplate: “The ends justify the means.” ~ George Washington (1732-1799) was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

Latin inscription on George Washington’s bookplate: “The ends justify the means.” ~ George Washington (1732-1799) was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Bookplate of sci-fi pioneer H.G. Wells.

Ex Libris: The Bookplates of 31 Famous Men

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