Winner of Book Arts Workshop’s 250 Bookplate Design Competition Announced

Saba Maheen ’20 designed the winning bookplate, which prominently features Dartmouth’s Lone Pine.

Read the full blog post, published by the Dartmouth Library.

Saba Maheen ’20 designed the winning entry for Dartmouth’s 250th anniversary bookplate competition for the celebratory publication Dartmouth Undying. Maheen received a $250 prize from the Sphinx Foundation, the competition’s sponsor.

She designed the commemorative bookplate using hand-set type, ornaments, and engravings available in the Book Arts Workshop’s letterpress studio. Sarah Smith, Books Arts Workshop Program Manager, hand-printed 500 bookplates on an 1880s Golding Pearl platen press to accompany the slipcased edition of Dartmouth Undying.