bookplate

[boo k-pleyt]
noun
  1. a label bearing the owner's name and often a design, coat of arms, or the like, for pasting on the front end paper of a book.

Origin of bookplate

First recorded in 1785–95; book + plate1
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bookplate

noun
  1. a label bearing the owner's name and an individual design or coat of arms, pasted into a book
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