Wednesday, October 01, 2008

GSA Library Bookplates Through the Years

The recent Library Booksale provided a great opportunity to rescue some former GSA Library bookplate designs from withdrawn items.
The GSA Library bookplate has undergone a number of design changes over the years, with each example reflecting the particular design ethos of the age: from the medieval styling of the St Mungo plate and the Germanic appeal of the Eagle design, to the simpler and more minimal designs of the 70s and current day.