Ex Libris

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Example decorative 19th century bookplate featuring the phrase Ex Libris

Ex Libris is a Latin phrase, meaning literally "from/out of the books". It is often used to indicate ownership or source of a book, as in "from the books of..." or "from the library of..."

Ex Libris may also refer to:

  • A bookplate, which is also sometimes known as an ex libris

Related spellings:

  • Xlibris is a self-publishing and on-demand printing services provider based in Bloomington, Indiana
  • XLibris is a digital paper technology developed by FXPAL

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