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[Bookplate for Hill’s Lending Library]
[Bookplate for Hill’s Lending Library]
Title[Bookplate for Hill's Lending Library]
Date Created[between 1850 and 1876?]
Sort Date1876
DescriptionBlack ink on yellow pink paper with clipped corners. Capitalized serif-font followed with by a line of stylized bold block lettering with decorative serifs. Next line contains smaller bold serif font in sentence case. Text is then separated by a thin, centered line. Subsequent text written in capitalized, bold, sans-serif font. Below that is smaller, capitalized serif font that is then written in sentence case in the second half of the line. The next four lines use quotation marks to indicate repeat content with some sentence case serif font additions. There is then a line with some capitalized and some sentence case serif font, followed by the same four line pattern of quotation marks and sentence case font. Below that is a line of sentence case serif font. The next line uses capital letters for emphasis followed by sentence case serif font. There is a line of capitalized serif font followed by larger, sentence case bold serif font. The text is separated by a thin centered line. Below the line are capital letters in serif font followed by larger capitalization font in bold, then smaller non-bold capitalized text, then larger bold capitalized text. A shorter thin line separates the text. Below the line are four lines of sentence case serif font. Next is a line in capitalized serif font followed by a smaller, bold line of capitalized serif font. The last line is written in smaller, sentence case, serif font.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 9.4 x 15.2 cm
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesHill's Lending Library
TypeStill Image
NotesHill's Lending Library was a circulating library and book, stationery, and picture store. Other locations in Montreal include 2 Place D'armes and 666 Dorchester Street (see bookplates BP MUR CAN I H457a and BP MUR CAN I H457b).
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 H547c
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_I_H547c
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 H547c
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:
TranscriptHILL'S LENDING LIBRARY 195 Notre Dame Street, Montreal. TERMS PAYABLE STRICTLY IN ADVANCE. YEARLY SUBSCRIBERS of $4.00, One Book at a time. 5.00, Two Books 6.00, Three 7.00, Four 8.00, Five COUNTRY CLUBS of 10.00, Six 15.00, Nine 20.00, Twelve 25.00, Fifteen 30.00, Eighteen and so on in proportion to the amount paid. NON-SUBSCRIBERS will be charged 1d. per day per Vol., and a Deposit will be required from strangers. A prompt Return of all Works, and in good condition, is requested when Readers will not be disappointed. WORKS DAMAGED OR LOST TO BE PAID FOR. New Publications added soon as out. DEALER IN NEW AND SECOND HAND BOOKS, LONDON STATIONERY, &C., CHEAP FOR CASH. New Books, Magazines and Newspapers supplied on the day of publication ; Pictures Framed, Bookbinding, Map Mounting, &c. Libraries and small Parcels of Books bought, exchanged, or sold on commission. NOVELS AND DUPLICATES FROM THE LIBRARY FOR SALE CHEAP. Maps, Guide Books, Views of [damage]ties in the United States and Canada, &c.
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