Where to put a signed bookplate

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where to put a signed bookplate

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I was wondering where people put theirs. Do you put in on the inside fron cover or on the very first page when you open the front cover.

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This is an enjoyable task; do not rush it but, instead, take the opportunity to spend time with - and enjoy - your books. I do not paste plates into all of my books. For example, if I have a very valuable book, or a modern first edition that is in pristine condition, I usually lay the plate inside the front cover. Apart from this, I paste my bookplate into both books and portfolios. I suggest that you start by pasting a few bookplates onto paper or into cheap paperbacks until you get the hang of things. I would suggest that you limit yourself to about a dozen books for your first attempt. Here you see a small pile of bookplates, scrap paper, a pencil, a small brush of good enough quality to avoid bristles detaching themselves glue, clean soft cloth and a container to mix in.

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  1. Randolfo D. says:

    Signed bookplate: To stick or not to stick? - collectSPACE: Messages

  2. Alfie D. says:

    Autographed books don't really make a difference with me one way or the other, but if I had to choose, I'd rather the author genuinely signed it than using a bookplate.

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