Papers Read Before the Lancaster County Historical Society Volume 7-8

Papers Read Before the Lancaster County Historical Society Volume 7-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...also interesting labels, bearing the names of Anthony E. Roberts, George M. Steinman, E. B. Gardette, Jacob Stauffer, E. M. Allen and other prominent citizens. About the year 1880 there was a great revival in the use of book-plates in Lancaster. This was due in great measure to the artistic taste and skill of Dr. D. McN. Stauffer, now residing in Yonkers, N. Y, Mr. Stauffer possessed extraordinary skill in designing appropriate book-plates, and was certainly one of the first in this country to develop a style which may be called emblematic or allegorical. It is to Mr. Stauffer that many friends in Lancaster owe their designs for beautiful exlibris. We do not know whether we possess a complete set of all the IAncaster book-plates designed by Dr. Stauffer, but the following are in our collection: Samuel Auxer, B. F. Breneman, Donegal Chapter, D. A. R., J. H. Dubbs (two plates), Simon P. Eby, Franklin and Marshall College, J. Hiestand Hartman, E. Hensel, W. P. King. Lancaster County Historical Society, Reformed Church Historical Society, S. M. Sener (two plates), D. McN. Stauffer (five plates), George Steinman, S. H. Zahm (two plates). Besides those designed by Dr. Stanf the electors of the Union--rather than anti-masonry should bend a hairs-breadth from its erect and lofty bear-ings. Next to the election of Wirt by the electors of U. S. (an event manifestly impossible), I should prefer Jackson being elected by the electors. If the election of Prest. devolves on the A. S. Clay will be chosen. Masonry will de-termine the matter in a considerable degree--or at least may be well sup-posed to have influence. if it be be-lieved in Congress that the election of Clay would do more to curb or suppress. anti-masonry than that of Jackson, for when...
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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236761952
  • 9781236761958