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M751 - Praying hands Whitmore/Dürer bookplate

Availability: In stock.

Starting at $ 50.00

Price based on quantity. $50 per 50, $75 per 100, $95 per 200. View Full Price List

Product Description


This bookplate was introduced by the Antioch Bookplate Company in the late 1950s and adapted by Yellow Springs, Ohio, artist Robert Whitmore from the famous Albrecht Dürer illustration. Robert Whitmore also created the popular design B252. According to Antioch founder Ernest Morgan, "Albrecht Dürer and his brother lived in 15th century Germany. They both wanted to be artists, but did not have the money to go to school. Albrecht's brother “drew the short straw” and Albrecht got to go to school. When he was done (or so the story goes) his brother's hand had become so knotted and stiff from the years of work that he could not cut it as an artist. Albrecht then painted the famous painting as a lasting tribute."


Bookplate Specs
Our bookplates are typically 4 inches high and 3 inches wide, printed on self-adhesive paper with a peel-off backing, and custom imprinted with your name or the text of your choice. Our paper, adhesive backing, and ink are archival quality and acid-free. Bookplates from the black and white gallery are printed on a cream-colored paper unless requested otherwise. Color designs are printed on white stock. Other sizes are available upon request.

Shipping and Handling
Domestic shipping is included in the listed prices, but there is an additional charge for shipping outside the U.S.

The costs for shipping outside the U.S. are based on the quantity ordered and are as follows:
50 - 100 = $15
200 - 300 = $20
400 - 600 = $25
700 - 1000 = $35

Turnaround time is currently 3 weeks. 
Need your order sooner? Choose Rush Order (+ $35) as your shipping method during checkout.
Rush service guarantees the order is shipped within a week (usually a few days).


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