Buyers from China and Saudi Arabia were particularly active.
I have thousands of duplicates from around the world for possible Exchange or Sale so send me your want lists
Here are a two duplicates for possible exchange.
The first is from the library of a lawyer interested in fox hunting and music and the second one is by Mark Severin
Issue # 10 of Counter Print arrived last week and much of it is devoted to bookish ephemera.
Each of the articles is well illustrated.
There is a six page article by Tim Sumner about book bags
A four page article by Keld Bech about Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum
A four page article about ephemera found in books by Michael Popek
A four page article I wrote about bookplates
Last but not least a four page article by Greg Kindall about bookseller and book binder's trade labels
You can order a copy at
Here is something I picked up recently for my bookish ephemera collection
Here are some aluminum advertising book marks from my bookish ephemera collection.
I assume they were used in the early 20th century.
More Bookish ephemera
If you send me scans of bookish ephemera from your own collection I will add them to this blog posting.
See you again next Sunday