Sunday, February 06, 2011


Puppy Bowl, Bookplates with Dogs (and Cats)

Maurice Sendak's bookplate features Jennie his Sealyham Terrier who was also the star in his book Higgledy , Piggledy, Pop
Well , I know it's a Wolf but it's in the dog family isn't it ?

Bette Davis' Scottie was named Meg

Queen Victoria's cat was named White Heather. Her bookplate depicts a member of the cat family.

Edward Penfield depicted cats on many of his posters and magazine covers.

Most Americans will be watching the Super Bowl today but I prefer the Puppy Bowl .

To commemorate this years event here are a few dog (and Cat) related bookplates. For those of you unfamiliar with the Puppy Bowl here is a brief video clip.
Jerry Morris has begun a site featuring owners with multiple bookplates
Here is a recent blog posting From The Books in My Library about the TV show Pawn Stars and a book from Sir Isaac Newton's library:
The Legacy Press has published a new book about dating and identifying 19th century American paper.

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