Bookplate Design Competition

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Announcing the 2013 Peter S. Firestone Society Bookplate Design Competition

In honor of the upcoming bookplate design competition, open to all Princeton University Mathey and Rocky College students, here are a few bookplates from the early 20th-century bookplate magazine Boekcier: tijdschrift van de Stichting Nederlandsche Exlibris-Kring ([Wassenaar, Holland: Nederlandsche Exlibris-kring, 1932-1961]) Graphic Arts Collection in process

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Princeton’s winning design will be made into a printed bookplate and placed inside all books given to Mathey and Rocky students in the coming year. The prize for the designer of the winning bookplate will be dinner for four at Agricola, Princeton’s newest restaurant, which has just opened on Witherspoon Street. Deadline is Friday, 5 April 2013. Submissions should be sent to Christina Corsiglia,

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For more information about the Firestone Society, see

Good Luck!
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You can also see a wide range of bookplate styles on my blog

Lew Jaffe, Philadelphia, Pa