A number of collectors mount bookplates in Stanley Gibbons "Devon" loose-leaf binders. These albums, available in maroon, dark blue and dark green (but no longer in black),
may be ordered from the Society.
An album with 50 sheets of squared paper costs £33.95 (retails at £39.95) plus postage. Each pack of 50 extra leaves
costs £9.50 (retails at £10.95) plus postage. Ex-VAT prices may sometimes apply for destinations outside the UK.
To order, or to confirm the cost including postage, please write to the membership secretary (see Contact Us page).
The microfilm (10 reels) of the British Museum's Franks Collection of 36,000 British and American bookplates has been available at $1,600 from Mr Felix Moore,
Mindata Ltd, Bathwick Hill, BATH BA2 6LA Tel: +44 1225 466447 Fax: +44 1225 482 841 Email: email@example.com We may sometimes be able to find this microfilm more cheaply
from members who have retired from collecting. Other microfilms available from Mindata include the Banks Collection of Trade Cards
(6,000 images; 19 reels) and the Sir Ambrose Heal Collection of Trade Cards (16,000 images; 27 reels).
Boxwood and lemonwood blocks for engravers are made by Society of Wood Engravers member Chris Daunt, 1 Monkridge Gardens, Dunston, Gateshead NE11 9XE Tel: 0191 420
8975 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.chrisdauntwoodengravingblocks.co.uk
[After several generations of manufacturing engravers' blocks, T N Lawrence & Son Ltd now only sells artists' supplies, from
208 Portland Road, Hove BN3 5QT Tel: 0845 644 3232 (+44 1273 260260) Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.lawrence.co.uk]
Dealers who issue catalogues (mainly of Continental European bookplates) include:
Ernst Deeken, Koppenweg 16, D-35110 Altenlotheim, Germany Tel: +49-6455-8287 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: Ernst Deeken
Marcela Groeneveld, Stromarkt 11, 7411 PJ Deventer, The Netherlands Tel/Fax: +31-570-641098 Email: email@example.com Website: E-L-G (Exlibris Groeneveld)
Niels Witte, Nürburgstr. 68, D- 53945 Blankenheim, Germany Tel (also Fax): + 49 2449 919654 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are sad to have lost Claus Wittal of Wiesbaden, who died of cancer on 18.9.2012, aged only 57.
Some suppliers of standard bookplate designs, on which your name can be printed, are:
Bookplate Ink, run by Karen Gardner (email@example.com Tel: +1.866.483.3830)
also offer printing of custom designs. Most designs were acquired in the 1980s from Antioch.
Dan DeFrance's www.bookplates.com
Antioch Publishing Mass-produced bookplates (unpersonalized) for retail sale, primarily.
No longer prints bookplates with the customer's name included.