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[Bookplate for Hill’s Library]
[Bookplate for Hill’s Library]
Title[Bookplate for Hill's Library]
Date Created[between 1850 and 1876?]
Sort Date1876
DescriptionBlack ink on cream paper. Handwritten notes across at the top of the bookplate in the center and right corner. Typewritten bold capital letters in serif font followed by smaller non-bold letters. The line below features bold font in sentence case. A thin black line with a thicker rectangle in the middle separates text. Text below the line is large, capital, bold font. The following line is in smaller sentence case. The next line of text is in capital, non-bold font. A thin line with two small diamonds and one large diamond in the center separate the text. Below the line is italicized capital sans serif font. Underneath that is smaller, bold sans serif font. Lending periods written on the right side of the bookplate in italicized sentence case serif font. Below that is capitalized font separated with ellipses from monetary amounts, each of which is separated by 6 dots. Text below, written in sentence case, follows the same pattern, followed by a line in sentence case serif font. Image of hand pointing an index figure to the right points to capitalized bold serif font. Below that is slightly smaller capitalized bold serif font. The following two lines of text are written in sentence case, with some use of bold letters for emphasis. Next are two lines of serif font in capital letters and a larger font size, followed by font in sentence case. The next line of text is in bold capital letters. Below that is larger, bold serif stylized font, followed by smaller non-bold capital lettering. The next five lines contain small sentence case serif font with use of bold letters for emphasis. Below that is bold, capitalized sans serif font, followed by a line that is initially non-bold, capitalized, serif font and then switches to bold, capitalized, sans serif font. The last two lines are written in non-bold sentence case serif font. All text is center-aligned.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 10 x 15.4 cm
SubjectBookselling ; Stationery
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesHill's Library
TypeStill Image
NotesHill's Library was a circulating library and book, stationery, and picture store. It had a location at 666 Dorchester street in Montreal for over twenty years. Hill's Library went up for sale in 1876. At the time of their intended sale, they had $8, 000 to $10, 000 in stock. Other locations in Montreal include 195 Notre Dame Street (see bookplate BP MUR CAN I H547c) and 2 Place D'armes.
1) Business for sale. (1876). The Publishers Weekly, 9, December 11, 2016. Retrieved from's%20Library%22%20AND%20Montreal&f=false The maritime provinces: A handbook for travellers (1881). In Sweester M. F. (Ed.), (2nd ed.).
2) Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. Retrieved from, +montreal&source=bl&ots=OYDSkMjpG4&sig=QB0ei4zcSChbX36bcIB4mjMI-p4&hl=en&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwjRxYCTuujQAhWIKWMKHXwHC_0Q6AEINTAG#v=onepage&q=666%20dorchester%20street%2C%20montreal&f=false
3) Readers will please pay particular attention to the following rules...hill's lending library, 2 place D'armes, montreal (1850). Retrieved from
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN I H457b
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_I_H457b
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 H457b
Date Available2017-01-19
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:
TranscriptNEW BOOKS NOT TO BE KEPT OVER Seven Days. HILL'S LIBRARY, 666 Dorchester Street, Montreal. BOOKSELLER & STATIONER. SUBSCRIPTION MAY COMMENCE AT ANY TIME. TERMS: PAYABLE STRICTLY IN ADVANCE. 3 Months. 6 Months. 12 Months. FOR ONE BOOK AT A TIME...$1.50…..$2.00…..$4.00 Two do 1.75….. 2.50….. 5.00 Three do 2.50….. 3.50….. 6.00 and so on in proportion to the amount paid NON-SUBSCRIBERS : TWO CTS A DAY A DEPOSIT WILL BE REQUIRED FROM STRANGERS Subscribers are requested not to LEND BOOKS, and a prompt return of all Works in good condition, is requested when Readers will not be disappointed. WORKS DAMAGED BY WRITING IN THEM, OR LOST, TO BE PAID FOR. All New Publications added as soon as out. FOR SALE, BOOKS OF ALL SORTS, LONDON STATIONERY, &C. A Fine assortment of Elegantly Bound BIBLES, CHURCH SERVICES, the Poets, ILLUSTRATED WORKS and JUVENILE PUBLICATIONS, suitable for PRESENTS. New Books, Magazines and Newspapers suppled on the days of Publication. Pictures Framed. Bookbinding. Map Mounting, etc. NOVELS AND DUPLICATES FROM THE LIBRARY ; ALSO A VARIETY OF OLD STOCK FOR SALE CHEAP. Maps, Guide Books, Views of Cities in the United States and Canada, etc. Orders made up Weekly for England and Tri Weekly for U.S. 224. 92.5 130.12
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