Adrian George Feint
A woodcut pictorial bookplate on light sepia tinted paper with black ink for Ewing Rixson. There's a table with a compass in the middle and four continents in a circle. There's a Northwestern University and Royal Geographical Society emblem. The NU emblem has a Latin phrase "quaecumque sunt vera" meaning "Whatsoever things are true." with the date 1851. The Royal Geographical Society has the year 1830. There are a few small details in the background such as a flying shoe, military ship, a crown, and leaves.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
12 x 10 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a compass" (2024). Bookplates by Adrian George Feint. Image 20.