ex libris

NOUN
  1. a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pasted
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  • I have carelessly repeated, eaque praecipua et grandiora tantum; quod reliquum ex libris de anima qui volet, accipiat. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Hurricane Enid is about to hit and Ex Libris is in for a treat, she's about to meet The Famous Five, Julian, Dick and Anne, George and Timmy the dog. 54 entries from September 2006
  • A bookplate is a simple but nicely designed sticker that the two of us can sign and then simply mail to you, to be placed inside your book or on your dashboard or forehead if you want, like one of those old “ex libris” stickers. A Bookplate Announcement - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com
  • L vt vimina, vt habeas vnde et cet A viere verbum faftum viefcere reftitui ex libris Columellae XII. Scriptorvm rei rvsticae vetervm latinorvm tomvs primvs-[qvartvs]..
  • Eadem Galli fatentur ac Lentulum dissimulantem coarguunt praeter litteras sermonibus, quos ille habere solitus erat; ex libris Sibyllinis [226] regnum Romae tribus Corneliis portendi; Cinnam atque Sullam antea, se tertium esse, cui fatum foret urbis potiri; [227] praeterea ab incenso Capitolio illum esse vigesimum annum, quem saepe ex prodigiis haruspices [228] respondissent bello civili cruentum fore. C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino
  • _Heinsius 'ex libris antiquis'_ hitanisque _B_ hyranisque _C ut uid, M ut uid_ hytanusque _F_ hytanesque _T_ hitaneusque _ex_ hitanque _I_ hythausque _H_ iponesque _L_ | | Calesque _I. The Last Poems of Ovid
  • I love a book's unique heft in my hands, the creased corners that once held my place or marked a passage another reader found particularly notable, perhaps an inscription from a beloved author or an ancestor's fading "ex libris", the weight of the paper and the scent of ink and dust. MIND MELD: The Pros and Cons of eBooks
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