Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Lucy Coleman Carnegie

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There's an eagle with it's wings spread, looking to the left and holding two leaves in his mouth. In the background is foliage and calligraphic leaf border. The three banners collectively say in latin, "Inter Libros Quies" which translates to "rest between books". Below the eagle is an open book with a nature scene on the right page. The name on the bookplate is "Lucy Coleman Carnegie".

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

12.5 x 10 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA447

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

419 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA447.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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