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Mark Your Page

Who knew that making your mark in the literary world could be so simple and elegant? This bookplate stamp set will leave a great impression on new readers and longtime book lovers alike. It comes with a charmingly illustrated bookplate stamp, a vivid green ink pad, and a matching green pencil for recording the book owner's name. It's a handy way to mark your home library, or to personalize a favorite book that you are giving to some lucky recipient. Made in San Francisco, CA.

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Item ID
21506
Made from
natural rubber, non-toxic permanent ink, maple wood, colored pencil
Measurements
4.25" L x 3.25" W x 2" H
Notes
Care instructions: ink can be washed off stamp using warm water and soap or a baby wipe.

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345votes, 34 comments

Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

For those of us who love to write our names in books, or to write special messages on the inside covers when gifting, this set is the perfect way to add an extra special touch. Do you know a bibliophile who would love this stamp kit?

Stephanie
Vote: Thumbs up!

Love this! I've been looking for a book stamp set for ages.

Christine
Vote: Thumbs up!

Nicely done and made in the USA.

sheila
Vote: Thumbs down!

I've seen name stamps before. I wouldn't use one on a book as I finish reading it and share with a friend - who passes it on. When I donate to the library no one needs to know who had it first.

Jessica
Vote: Thumbs down!

Just seems a bit irrelevant now a days with kindles and such.

Nicole
Vote: Thumbs down!

Most books I'll donate or give to friends, so I wouldn't want to write in them. For the few I would write in, I wouldn't need this kit. I love the design though!

Christina
Vote: Thumbs up!

I hate the idea of writing in books but I really need to identify my books as mine... this stamp would make it feel a lot less like scribbling and a lot more like scribing!

Nancy

Great for classroom libraries and book fairs.

Anuradha
Vote: Thumbs down!

Irrelevant in the digital world and for those who still appreciate writing a personal note like me, I don't think a stamp is required.

Heidi
Vote: Thumbs up!

Very nice design all the way around. I love that it comes as a set, including a pencil.

Jacqueline
Vote: Thumbs up!

I have a Kindle but I still have my favorite books I buy in paper and want to keep forever. Love this!

Lauren
Vote: Thumbs down!

To me, the purpose of putting your name in a book would be to get it returned to you -- I can use my regular name stamp for that, AND it's personalized so I don't have to write on it.

Elaine
Vote: Thumbs up!

I really like this little stamp. I have several ereaders, wouldn't want to be without them, but physical books still have relevance - and this is so darned cute!

Melanie
Vote: Thumbs up!

Too cute and useful. Love this item! Especially for those of us who still love a "real" paper book.

darrie
Vote: Thumbs up!

more variety...I think it is a great idea...how about blue or black or red and less graphics -- too much color

Jennifer
Vote: Thumbs up!

What's the price?

Elena
Vote: Thumbs up!

You should make a stamped business card template, with space for a name and phone or email. Or a "made by" stamp. I know those have been done, but I like the design of this one.

Cynthia
Vote: Thumbs up!

I give a lot of books as presents. i would love to have something like this to share.

Candace
Vote: Thumbs down!

Not into stamps

Michelle
Vote: Thumbs up!

I love this! And it's made in America!

Tracey
Vote: Thumbs up!

Great for birthday books donated to the classroom. BIRTHDAY STUDENT DONATES A BOOK TO THE CLASS AND PUTS THEIR NAME IN IT.

Elinore
Vote: Thumbs up!

This looks perfect for starting a library for any kid.

Jennifer
Vote: Thumbs up!

I love this! As a stamper, book lover and stationery lover, this is so perfect!!

Mary
Vote: Thumbs down!

Books will be sold electronically more and more. The stamp is obsolete!!

jaque
Vote: Thumbs up!

I like it, but it would really depend on the price. This is a fun little gift for an avid book reader, not something I would invest more than $15 in.

Chris
Vote: Thumbs up!

I see a lot of comments saying this is useless because of Kindles and ebooks. Some of us will never give up being able to hold an honest to God book and this is for us!

Julia
Vote: Thumbs up!

I love buying used books and seeing the inscriptions of former owners. I wouldn't mind passing on a few of my own with this charming stamp.

Kelly
Vote: Thumbs up!

Great idea for a book loving young person. My library was (and is) my favorite set of possessions.

Deanna
Vote: Thumbs down!

cute but sorta blah

Teresa
Vote: Thumbs up!

Great gift idea and Made in SFO, yeah!

Julie
Vote: Thumbs up!

I do like this, but I am not sure why the green color was chosen. That seems like an odd choice - I guess that makes it uncommon!

Ellen
Vote: Thumbs up!

Books are still to be treasured

Rose
Vote: Thumbs up!

Made in U.S.A, it would make a nice gift, and I would buy it for myself as well.

Heather N

I think this is great for kids.

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