B208L – Man on ladder (The Bookworm) bookplate, non-personalized, printed by letterpress
One of our most popular designs, this adaptation of German Romanticist painter/poet Carl Spitzweg’s famous satirical painting “The Bookworm,” was originally published by the Etchcraft Company. It was introduced by the Antioch Bookplate Company in the 1950s. This non-personalized version is available only with no text added and is printed on a letterpress windmill press. We also have a non-personalized version printed on an offset press and personalized versions printed by letterpress and offset. Click here to see all versions.
This design is 4 inches high and 3 inches wide. It has been printed on cream-colored, non-glossy, self-adhesive paper with a peel-off backing. The paper, adhesive, and ink are archival quality and acid-free.