(Approved for use February 25, 2002)
Scope | | Size | Marking | Classification | Subjects
The Baskin collection consists of publishers' bindings collected by Leonard and Lisa Baskin. The primary focus of the collection is American publishers' bindings from the last half of the nineteenth century and the first two decades of the twentieth century. Additions to the collection may be made either through gift or purchase, but all additions must have come from Leonard and Lisa Baskin. The general cataloging policies for monographs are followed.
The size boundaries are:
- up to 25 cm. high
- up to 23 cm. wide
- between 26 and 37 cm. high
- over 23 and up to 31 cm. wide
- over 37 cm. high
- over 31 cm. wide
The following guidelines are used when marking volumes for Baskin.
Example of book with no physical evidence of ownership:
590 ‡a BEIN Baskin 4: From the library of Leonard and Lisa Baskin. 692 1 4 ‡a Baskin, Leonard, ‡d1922- ‡x Ownership 692 1 4 ‡a Baskin, Lisa Unger ‡x Ownership
Example of book with physical
evidence of ownership:
590 ‡a BEIN Baskin 5: Bookplate of Leonard and Lisa Baskin. 692 1 4 ‡a Baskin, Leonard, ‡d1922- ‡x Bookplate 692 1 4 ‡a Baskin, Lisa Unger ‡x Bookplate
Binding related tracings and notes.
500 ‡a Binding designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman. 655 7 ‡a Binders (Binding) ‡x Sarah Whitman ‡2local 700 1 ‡a Whitman, Sarah, ‡e binding designer
500 ‡a Binding, signed MA, designed by Margaret Armstrong. 655 7 ‡a Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding) ‡zUnited States ‡y1898. ‡2rbbin 655 7 ‡aBinders (Binding) ‡xMargaret Armstrong. ‡2local 700 1 ‡a Armstrong, Margaret, ‡d 1867-1944, ‡e binding designer.
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