and FISAE congresses
ex-libris became fashionable in the 1880s and in the 1890s
ex-libris societies appeared all over Europe and spread
were held for contacts and exchanges, first at a national and
later at a European level. In 1966, the International Federation
of Bookplate Societies (FISAE) was founded. It holds
international congresses every two years.
History of ex-libris collecting and of FISAE
How did ex-libris collecting begin, how were the first
(1953-1965), how and by whom was FISAE founded?
FISAE, Congress by Congress
Here you can find descriptions and
images of each congress from Kufstein 1953 to
Wels 2004, with a text by Klaus Roedel of his personal
impression of the last twelve congresses!
(Hamburg 1966) and amendments
does FISAE function, what are its structure and organs?
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