What do you call the thing - a small imprinted piece of paper - that an owner attaches inside the front of a book to mark it as his own?
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As wikipedia says -
Also, In the United States, bookplates replaced book rhymes after the 19th century.
It is an "Ex Libris" bookplate (or stamp), usually placed on the inside of the front, whereupon one writes one's name as owner of the book (or orders them pre-printed with one's name).
This is a popular one in the US.
It’s a book-plate, in the OED’s definition:
protected by tchrist Mar 15 '15 at 17:23
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