Bookplates

Twenty-four adhesive 3 x 4 in. bookplates in a decorative hardtop box.

Cardinal Close-Up by Charley Harper (American, 1922–2007)
A lifelong artist and conservationist, Charley Harper expressed his deep appreciation of nature through his design, forming the innovative “minimal realism” that would become his artistic hallmark. Describing his method of depicting wildlife, Harper once said, “I regard the picture as an ecosystem in which all the elements are interrelated, interdependent, perfectly balanced.”


Twenty-four adhesive 3 x 4 in. bookplates in a decorative hardtop box.

Original artwork by Judith Sparks (American)
Self-taught American artist Judith Sparks employs a kaleidoscope of color and pattern to create paintings and mixed-media assemblages inspired by poetry, mythology, and all things earthly.


Twenty-four adhesive 3 x 4 in. bookplates in a decorative hardtop box.

Published with the New Mexico Museum of Art.

Seed Sunflower, 1994, by Kate Krasin (American, 1943–2010)
Silkscreen, 27.8 x 27.8 cm (1015?16 x 1015?16 in.)

A native of New Mexico, Kate Krasin specialized in silkscreen prints of the state’s plants, flowers, and landscapes. She was inspired by the detail of Japanese prints in sharp contrast with the often grand panoramas of western art.


Twenty-four adhesive 3 x 4 in. bookplates in a decorative hardtop box.

Adaptation of terra-cotta decorative panel from the Eli B. Felsenthal Store, Chicago (demolished 1982), 1905, by Louis H. Sullivan (American, 1856–1924)

Louis Sullivan, one of the preeminent architects of the Chicago school, left a lasting legacy with his ornament designs. This decorative panel was located on the second floor of the two-story Eli B. Felsenthal Store and features a central circular foliate design.


Twenty-four adhesive 3 x 4 in. bookplates in a decorative hardtop box.

Published with Dorset Fine Arts.

Feathering the Nest, 2003, by Qavavau Manumie (Canadian, b. 1958)
Stonecut and stencil, 49.6 x 62 cm (19¼ x 24? in.)

A premier artist working with Cape Dorset’s famed Kinngait Studios, Qavavau Manumie enjoys incorporating animals of the arctic into his drawings and prints. He is known for his precise artistry and sometimes quirky subject matter, as shown by this sprightly bird carrying an oversized feather.


Twenty-four adhesive 3 x 4 in. bookplates in a decorative hardtop box.

Owls and Magnolias, c. 1925, by William S. Rice (American, 1873–1963)
Block print, 25.4 x 22.9 cm (10 x 9 in.)

William Seltzer Rice, one of the most gifted artists of the American Arts and Crafts movement, created humble yet stunning images that were in harmony with the aesthetics of the Craftsman style. Rice’s richly colored block prints reflect his love of the outdoors and his observations as a naturalist.


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