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[Bookplate for Norman H. Friedman by A. G. Racey]
[Bookplate for Norman H. Friedman by A. G. Racey]
Title[Bookplate for Norman H. Friedman by A. G. Racey]
CreatorRacey, A. G.
Date Created[1936-01-13]
Sort Date1936-01-13
DescriptionBrown ink on cream paper. A man is seated in a wing chair by the fire, wearing slippers and reading a book ; his face is not visible but his pipe pokes out from behind the chair. A fire is roaring in a brick fireplace behind him, with a bust labeled 'Kipling' on the mantelpiece ; the mantel is inscribed with the words 'Be a reader but not a book keeper' with initials below the quote that appear to read A.G.A. In the foreground, there are piles of books and manuscripts and a small dog.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 7.6 x 10.2 cm
SubjectBooks ; Dwellings ; Libraries
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesFriedman, Norman H.
TypeStill Image
NotesNorman Friedman (1900 - 1981) was a successful businessman and book collector in Montreal. A student of Stephen Leacock's at McGill, Friedman received his bachelor's degree in commerce in 1921. Friedman's enormous book collection was donated to McGill University in 1946. It included a Rudyard Kipling collection, as well as, collections of the works of Stephen Leacock, Christopher Morley, Robert Louis Stevenson, and various ephemera from the Boy Scout organization, of which Friedman was an active leader. A.G. (Arthur) Racey (1870 - December 21, 1941) was a noted Montreal cartoonist and illustrator who contributed editorial cartoons to the Montreal Star newspaper from 1899 ' 1941. Many of his works were reproduced worldwide. In addition, many of his watercolour and oil paintings are held in private collections across Canada.
1) 'Fonds Level Description Arthur G. Racey Fonds 1899-1941.' Trent University Archives. Trent University. n.d. Web. Jan 11, 2010.
2) 'McGill Library and Collections Norman Friedman Rudyard Kipling Collection.' McGill University Library. McGill University. 2010. Web. Jan 11, 2010.
3) Whiteman, Bruce. 'Leacock Remains at McGill - Some Notes on The Stephen Leacock Collection.' Fontanus. VII. (1994): 11-14. Web. Jan 11, 2010.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P F754
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_F754
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BP MUR CAN P F754
Date Available2010
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:
TranscriptEX-LIBRIS - KIPLING BE A READER BUT NOT A BOOK KEEPER A.G.A. [?] NORMAN H. FRIEDMAN JAN-13-1936 A. G. RACEY. Jamaica - buy gifts at the self help Harbour St.
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