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Ainslie Hewett (1880-1963) Bookplate Collection

A collection of bookplates designed by Ainslie Hewett, an artist and designer from Louisville, KY best known for his distinctive bookplates.


Louisville Courier-Journal, Rotogravure Section, page 1, photograph (with commentary?) of AH in Spring Drive studio: July 19, 1922.

Book Plate Association International, 2nd Annual Exhibition, Los Angeles Museum, May 1926; brochure listing 34 AH plates.

Hewett, Ainslie, "Coats of Arms," privately printed brochure, c. 1927.

Spencer, Edith Emerson, The Bookplates of Ainslie Hewett, Yearbook of The American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers, Washington, D.C., 1929; included checklist, 1907-1929.

The Arts Club Bulletins, April, May 1964; re AH exhibition of bookplates and woodcarving.

University of Louisville, Library Review 34, November 1984; illustrates 6 AH plates from U of L collection.