Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Richard B. Coutant

Signed

Yes

Description

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.

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

7 x 6.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA451

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

2023-03-27

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

327 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA451.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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