Bird, Elisha Brown
Leroy A. Lincoln
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for Leroy A. Lincoln. There's an image of an entrance under the shade of a tree. Beneath the image is a crest with three birds and stripes. There's a banner beneath the crest that says in Latin "Aquila non captat muscas" translating to "The eagle does not capture flies". There are also books on the bottom with calligraphic leaves filling in the background space.
Affixed on card stock
English and Latin
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
4.75 x 3.125 in.
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\Bird, Elisha Brown\TIF Images\BA051.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
Images provided for research and reference use only. For more information please contact the University Archives/ Special Collections Department, Copley Library, University of San Diego.
Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a house door and a crest" (2023). Bookplates by Elisha Brown Bird. Image 13.