This is an original etching by French artist Ernest M Herscher. The view of Notre Dame taken from the Latin Quarter. This etching measures 9 1/2X5 7/8 inches. Plate signed lower right border.
This is an original Ex-Libris book plate, pencil signed by Austrian artist Maria Ressel (1877-1945) This whimsical image circa 1920, measures 4X2 3/8 inches.
This wood engraving by Philip Hagreen measures 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches and is plate signed on the lower margin. Hagreen was a gifted wood engraver and illustrator. Founder of the Society of Wood Engravers in the early 20th. century he became a master of the small format creating over 170 bookplates. He studied lettering with Eric Gill and was known for his use of white lines and spaces. A religious man, he withdrew from the artistic life to follow in the Lord's footsteps and in so doing became one of the most under appreciated engravers of the time.
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