Edwin Davis French
Richard B. Coutant
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There are books and one open book with an image of a skull on the right page and words with the headline "Medicine" on the left page. There are two swords crossing making an X with a griffin above it and calligraphic leaves surrounding the top and bottom. The banner is in latin "Forte Et Fidele" which translates to "strong and faithful". The bookplate says "Ex Libris Richard B. Coutant", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
7 x 6.5 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA451.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of books, one is open with a picture of a skull, a microscope, swords, and calligraphy border background" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 21.