Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Ismael Smith Bookplate

Stars of David Menorah bookplate Picture of Stars of David and Menorah on a bookplate by Ismael Smith is courtesy of bookplates collector Bob Weinberg (
Ismael Smith was born in Barcelona in 1886 and died in New York in 1972. He was a sculptor, a sketcher, a decorator, a ceramist, a jeweler. 
A bookplate (ex-librÄ«s, "from the books of"] is a decorative label to indicate the owner of a book. 

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