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[Bookplate for W. MacDonald MacKay]
[Bookplate for W. MacDonald MacKay]
Title[Bookplate for W. MacDonald MacKay]
Date Created1896-09
Sort Date1896
DescriptionA man in a powdered wig sit in a library, looking out the window, with a book laid out on a table before him. The window is open and flowers and vines grow around its frame. A book at the lower right corner of the plate lists the date and possible initials of the artist:"Sept 1896" and "RJ."
Extent1 bookplate : wood engraving ; 9.4 x 7.6 cm
SubjectBooks ; Libraries ; Plants
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesMacKay, W. MacDonald
TypeStill Image
NotesW. MacDonald MacKay was a noted Scottish historian and Toronto book collector. In 1901, he published an article about carved stone monuments, 'Some Notes on the Celtic Monuments in Ross-shire, ' in The Celtic Monthly. shire, ' an article about carved stone monuments, in The Celtic Monthly. NOTE: UBC has plate of R. MacKay Fripp, Canadian architect -- possibly related.
1) Am Baile - The Celtic Monthly, vol. IX 1901. Page 70 & 71. n.d. Accessed Feb 12 2010 from:
2) The Manhattan Rare Book Company. n.d. Accessed Feb 12 2010 from:
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P M3353
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_M3353
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 M3353
Date Available2011
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:
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