Beulah Mitchell Clute (1873-1958)
Donald Douglas Cameron
An etched pictorial bookplate on light sepia paper with brown stains and black ink. There is a person in a stone built room sitting at the desk next to the bed. There's a crucifix on the wall above the bed. Around the picture are 4 different crests. On the bottom there is a passage "For him was lever have at his beddes heed Twenty bokes, clad in blak or reed. Of Aristotle and his philosophye, Than robes riche, or fithele, or gay sautrye. And gladly wolde he lerne, and gladly teche." Below that is "Ex libris Donald Douglas Cameron"
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
13.5 x 8 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\Clute, Beluah Mitchell\TIF Images\BA191.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a person in their room sitting at the desk reading" (2023). Bookplates by Beulah Mitchell Clute. Image 11.