bookplate

[book-pleyt]
noun
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:
1785–95; book + plate1

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bookplate (ˈbʊkˌpleɪt)
 
n
a label bearing the owner's name and an individual design or coat of arms, pasted into a book

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The books are affixed with a bookplate, and letters are also sent to the family members.
All of the books purchased in his name will have a special bookplate in his memory.
Each book will contain a bookplate recognizing the principle donor or sponsor.
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