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[Bookplate for Edward Hilton Chaloner by Rust Craft Publishers]
[Bookplate for Edward Hilton Chaloner by Rust Craft Publishers]
Title[Bookplate for Edward Hilton Chaloner by Rust Craft Publishers]
CreatorRust Craft Publishers
Date Created[between 1913 and 1950]
Sort Date1950
DescriptionA thin border surrounds the text ; the top of the border is in the shape of a bookshelf with curved backing. Depicted on it are several books, with one open in the middle. A candle sits in front of the open book. At the bottom left and right corners of the border are images of the globe. The bottom line of the border contains oak leaves and acorns in the centre. The creator of the bookplate is listed as Rust Craft, Boston U. S. A.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 7 x 10 cm
Subject - GeographicBoston (Mass.)
Personal NamesChaloner, Edward Hilton
TypeStill Image
NotesEdward Hilton Chaloner was born on July 19, 1908 in Montreal. He went to the UK and on March 11 1939, he married Gwendolen Mary Holland in Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire. They returned to Canada shortly after their marriage. Edward Chaloner died on August 4 1980 in Montreal and is buried in Mount Royal Cemetery there. Rust Craft Company was a business owned by Fred and Donald Rust. They had initially owned a Book and Craft Shop in Kansas City in 1908. They moved to Boston in 1913 and opened Rust Craft Company. It was primarily a greeting card company but also produced puzzles, bookmarks, books and bookplates. In the 1950's the business relocated to Dedham, Massachusetts.
1) 'Edward Hilton Chaloner Family History.' Accessed March 6, 2014.
2) 'Edward Hilton Chaloner profile'. Accessed March 6, 2014.
3) 'Dickens' Boxed Set Published by Rust Craft Shop'. Thoughts of Bibliomaven. Accessed March 6, 2014
4) 'Norcross Greeting Card Collection, 1800-1981 (mostly ca. 1880-1900, 1920-1981).' Siris Archives. Accessed March 6, 2014.!140275!0
Access IdentifierBP MUR USA P C435
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_USA_P_C435
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Morley Binder. BP MUR USA P C435
Date Available2014
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:
TranscriptBooks are keys to wisdom's treasure ; Books are paths that upward lead ; Books are gates to lands of pleasure ; Books are friends, Come, let us read. THIS BOOK BELONGS TO E. Hilton Chaloner [Verso] RUST CRAFT BOSTON U.S.A
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