Unfortunately it was dispersed on his decease, and his ex-libris given herewith is consequently scarce.
The ex-libris of Lyons are especially notable for their magnitude, as, for example, that of Claude Ruffier.
The collector must be on his guard against modern reprints from old plates, or ex-libris printed from re-engraved copper plates.
British collectors treat these super libros as things apart from ex-libris.
The ex-libris of the Citizen Boyveau-Laffecteur may be cited as an example.
The larger is bound in as a frontispiece; the smaller (the ex-libris) is inserted at the beginning.
There has grown up, too, quite a literature about the making of the book beautiful—whereof the ex-libris Series alone is witness.
On account of its extreme rarity this ex-libris had long been the subject of doubt and curiosity to collectors, even Mons.
La valeur dun Bibliophile est en raison inverse de la dimension de son ex-libris.