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[Bookplate for Theodore A. Jackson by Franklin Bittner]
[Bookplate for Theodore A. Jackson by Franklin Bittner]
Title[Bookplate for Theodore A. Jackson by Franklin Bittner]
CreatorBittner, Franklin
Date Created[between 1926 and 1981?]
Sort Date1981
DescriptionThe bookplate is printed in shiny, raised black ink. The image is a three-masted ship at sea above a compass rose. In the top left of the image is the illustrator's copyright text, and below the image is text identifying the owner.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 9 x 11 cm
Personal NamesJackson, Theodore A.
TypeStill Image
NotesThe bookplate was designed by Franklin Bittner. He was an American artist whose work prominently featured American locations and architecture, but also included advertising and bookplate design. The Antioch Bookplate Company acquired and sold Bittner's designs.
1) Yellow Springs Historical Society. (2016, February 2). From the Antioch Bookplate Archives 1930s/1940s part 18 (Final) [Blog post]. Retrieved from
2) Brown, H. Collins. (1912). Book of home building and decoration: prepared in cooperation with and under the direction of the leading manufacturers of the country. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co. Retrieved from
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P J3357
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_J3357
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Stanley Binder. BP MUR CAN P J3357
Date Available2018-09-27
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:
Transcript(c) Franklin Bittner From the books of Theodore A. Jackson
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