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[Bookplate for Fiction Inn Circulating Library]
[Bookplate for Fiction Inn Circulating Library]
Title[Bookplate for Fiction Inn Circulating Library]
Date Created[between 1926 and 1929]
Sort Date1929
DescriptionPrinted in black ink, the text discloses terms of use for the circulating library. Includes pre-printed form for checking in/out books. One and a partial date are visible, stamped in blue ink.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 10.75 x 8 cm
SubjectBooks ; Libraries
Subject - GeographicWestmount (Québec)
Personal NamesFiction Inn Circulating Library
TypeStill Image
NotesThe Fiction Inn was a library located in Westmount, a suburb of Montreal, from 1926-1952. The address along Sherbrooke was listed as 4883 from 1926-1929, 4860 in 1930, 4869 in 1931, and in stayed at 4891 until 1952. The proprietors of Fiction Inn also varied: Mrs. F. Walker (1926-27) Mrs. R K Walker (1928-29), Mrs. M. B. Howes (1930), no proprietor listed (1931-32), Miss S. Haddlesey (1933), Miss G. Haddlesey (1934-47), no proprietor listed (1948-52).
1) Special thanks to the Westmount Public Library for supplying PDFs of Lovell's Montreal Street Directory, Lovell's Montreal Alphabetical Directory and Lovell's Montreal Business Directory for 1929.
2) "Lovell's Montreal Directory." Volumes 83 to 110. Montreal: John Lovell & Son, Limited, 1926-1952. Accessed through the Biblioteque et Archives Nationales du Quebec, Feb 4, 2016:
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN I F5385
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_I_F5385
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 F5385
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:
TranscriptTelephone Westmount 2921 Fiction Inn Circulating Library 4883 SHERBROOKE ST., WESTMOUNT Open from 9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. daily except Sundays Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. Terms - - Two cents per day for one book. Books taken and returned the same day must be paid for. Time Limit Always renew your book after 14 days. Renewal Books may be renewed as many times as required. Notice - - For renewal, books must be returned, charges paid to date and books restamped. Care - - - Books torn or scribbled on will be charged for. Please protect book in wet weather. 2-022. JAN 19 1929 and APR [illegible]
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