Nautilus bookplate

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Title

Nautilus bookplate

Subject

Bookplates
Nautilus shell
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Boston Medical Library

Description

On January 23, 1889, Oliver Wendell Holmes presented his book collection of over 900 volumes to the Boston Medical Library, with holdings ranging over four centuries, from the most current publications back to the beginnings of printing. A copy of Avicenna is the oldest volume in the Holmes collection.

Abstract

Nautilus bookplate used by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Creator

Spenceley, J. Winfred, 1865-1908

Date Created

Undated

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection

Format

image

Extent

1 bookplate

Language

English

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0002216

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes to the Boston Medical Library, 1889

Files

http://stage.collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002216_dref.jpg

Citation

Spenceley, J. Winfred, 1865-1908, “Nautilus bookplate,” OnView, accessed February 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6269.

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