Edwin Davis French papers


Edwin Davis French papers


Letters from French to Charles Dexter Allen, author of several books on bookplates, and to the engraver J. Winfred Spenceley. Most of the letters were written from Saranac Lake, New York, and contain many references to French's own bookplates and to other engravers.


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Spenceley, J. Winfred (Joseph Winfred), 1865-1908

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Allen, Charles Dexter, 1865-1926

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French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906

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Engraver of New York City and Saranac Lake, New York; best known for his design and engraving of bookplates. From the description of Papers, 1894-[1908?]. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58664306 Edwin Davis French (1851-1906) was an engraver of silver and copper, famous for the bookplates he designed and engraved. He was interested in artificial languages, especially Volapük and Esperanto, and was active in Volapük societies. From the guide to the Edw...