Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Katharine Thomas Cary

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There's a man sitting and pondering on a boat that's out at sea. Framing the image is calligraphic leaf border that continues and completes the shape of the bookplate. The banners collectively say in latin "Libri Participati dupliciter cari" which translates to "participatory books are dear in two ways". The name on the bookplate is "Katharine Thomas Cary"

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

5.5 x 6.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA448

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

174 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA448.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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