. I believe it to be English and Mr.Cameron appears to be an entomologist.
.The meaning of the other strange illustrations is unknown to me.
4/19/2012- Fellow Collector Anthony Pincott has sent the following additional information:
" Cedric W Cameron as Cedric Wilson Cameron (1891-1957). He was born in West Derbyshire, married twice, in 1914 and 1937, and died aged 65 at Liskeard,
I bought the red plate from Gary Austin at the "Shadow Show"
Gary will be promoting a book show in Buffalo, New York on May 19th and 20th
Here is a link with more information::
Tom Boss had many tempting bookplates.Two of the plates I purchased from him were English.
The engraved plate for Torrence Hunt was done by A. J. Downey
The engraved plate for Sybil Waller was done by her father Pickford Waller.
I do not remember who sold me the engraved plate for Junius Penny Smith. Does anyone out there
know who designed it ?
The Sandhill Farm- Life School plate was drawn by Philip O. Palmstrom in 1921
If you are a regular reader you may recall that I am particularly interested in Judaica bookplates.
The Jewish Theological Seminary. has digitized an enormous collection of Judaica bookplates.
It is overwhelming and I am only halfway through volume one.
Here is a link:
Next week I plan to write about angling bookplates. If you have a favorite angling plates and would like it
included in the posting please send a scan to Bookplatemaven@hotmail.com
See you next Sunday.