Bookmarks

1937?  Paper bookmark "Äsop" from Olleschau, "Das Beste von Allem!"  Lesezeichen Nr. 601.  With verso offering information on his life and work.  5½" x 2¼".  €9 from Bartko-Reher, July, '21.

My, a collection of over 600 bookmarks!  Olleschau seems to have been a producer of cigarette papers.  This series was published apparently between 1936 and 1938.  I have guessed therefore at a date of 1937.  What a strange thing to find!  Aesop gets around!

 

1980 A turtle jogger bookmark with the saying "Go for it!" Antioch Bookplate Co.

There is no hare here, but even the number given to this runner (2) suggests a head-to-head competition.

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 1992 Embroidered cloth bookmark by Sheila Janofsky, featuring grapes on an arbor and the saying: "If the fox had a good book to read..."

Sheila's work is an excellent example of the wonderful things I have received from students during and after fable courses. Might Sheila someday visit this site and find her work?

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2020?  Page mark with illustration of FC.  $14.98 from La Fee Bulleuse, Besancon, France, through Ebay, Dec., '20.

Fine work typical of Etsy craftspersons.  This is our first bookmark with a cabochon!