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O'Dell, Dr Ilse: Deutsche und Osterreichische Exlibris 1500-1599 im Department of Prints and Drawings im Britischen Museum, published 2003 by British Museum Press (regrettably just in German).
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To make this German text accessible to English-speaking would-be readers, the Autumn 2013 issue of The Bookplate Journal reprints in English the extensive introduction, plus some improved illustrations. Please send orders & enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Douglas Adams has written a very informative article about literary forgeries and hoaxes in the Oct.24th issue of Confessions of a Bookplate Junkie
"I am a novice when it comes to the bookplate, but as a book collector I have come to appreciate the art and provenance that a bookplate can impart. I collect books on literary forgery and this encompasses, for me, fakes, frauds, forgeries and the occasional hoax. In a collection comprised of about 400 volumes, there are a number of books with ex libris. A few of my personal favorites are displayed here."