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[Bookplate for Goodwin's Limited]
[Bookplate for Goodwin's Limited]
Title[Bookplate for Goodwin's Limited]
Date Created[between 1911 and 1925?]
Sort Date1925
DescriptionA decorative border is printed in green ink. Inside at the top left is the Goodwin's script logo "G" on a maple leaf printed in green ink. Text is printed in black ink and three fonts, including the Goodwin's Limited logo script. There is a tear in the bottom right corner and a light "X" drawn across the plate in pencil.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 8 x 5.5 cm
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesGoodwin's Limited
TypeStill Image
NotesGoodwin's Limited was a department store founded in Montreal in 1911 on the fashionable shopping street St. Catherine. The store was named after the new managing director, W. H. Goodwin. Goodwin's touted high-end fashion, as well as other department store goods including books. T. Eaton Company took over the store in 1925.
1) Bookseller and Stationer and Office Equipment Journal. Toronto: May 1912, 299.
2) Fashion: A Canadian Perspective. Ed. Alexandra Palmer. University of Toronto Press: 2004, 214-219.
3) Stewart, Alan M. "Company Histories: Montreal's St. Catherine Street Shopping District." Canadian Museum of History. Before E-Commerce: A History of Canadian Mail-Order Catalogues. Accessed Feb 10, 2016,
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN I G663
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_I_G663
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Morley Binder. BP MUR CAN I G663
Date Available2016
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptGoodwin's Lending Library This book may be exchanged at any time for any other in the Library on pay- ment of ten cents. No. Goodwins Limited Montreal
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