Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

James Wilson Bullock

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with brown ink. The bookplate says "Ex Libris James Wilson Bullock MDCCCC", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate. There's an image of river between hills with the sun setting behind the mountains. The image has a simple oval frame and on top is calligraphic border surrounding a king's crown and banner. The banner says in latin "Nil Conscire Sibi" which translates to nothing against him. There's a person looking straight ahead that looks like an ancient greek soldier. There is a stack of books and a physical paper picture of a cow.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Latin

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

9.2 x 7 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA445

Subject

Bookplate designers

Subject

Bookplates--Specimens

Subject

Books—Owners’ marks

Part of

Bookplate Collection of Christine Price

Donor

Christine Price

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2023-03-22

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

345 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA445.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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