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[Bookplate for Oeuvre des Bons Livres de Montreal]
[Bookplate for Oeuvre des Bons Livres de Montreal]
Title[Bookplate for Oeuvre des Bons Livres de Montreal]
Date Created[not before 1844]
Sort Date1844
DescriptionPrinted in black ink on blue paper, an intricate border evocative of a tabernacle and constructed of fountains, geometric repeating patterns, and a cross surrounds the text.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 8.75 x 14 cm
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesOeuvre des Bons Livres de Montreal
TypeStill Image
NotesThe L'Oeuvre des Bons Livres de Montreal was one of the earliest collections of Francophone books in Montreal. Modeled after the original French L'Oeuvre des Bons Livres des Bordeaux, the lending library was started in 1844 by the priests of the French order of Saint Sulpice.
1) "The Saint Sulpice Collection." Bibliotheque et Archives Nationales du Quebec, Accessed September 25 2016,
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN I O987a
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_I_O987a
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 O987a
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:
TranscriptOeuvre Des Bons Livres De Montreal Avis Importants. Evitez de salir les livres, N'ecrivez rien dessus, Ne pliez, ni ne perdez les feuillets, Ne froissez point le couvert, Ne les laissez point trainer, Ne les pretez point a d'autres, Ne les gardez pas plus d'un mois, Rapportez les bien enveloppes. Faites attention aux heures d'admission. Donnez regulierement votre souscription. Conformez-vous au reglement etabli.
TranslationWork of the Good Books of Montreal Important Notices Do not dirty the books Do not write on Do not bend, do not tear out pages do not crush the cover do not leave lying around do not lend to others Do not keep longer than a month Return them well wrapped Pay attention to the hours of admission Pay your subscription regularly Follow the rules.
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