Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Ceho L. DeVinne

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia paer with black ink. There are three open books with blank pages placed in a triangle, seperated by the words "Aere Perennivs" which can be translated as everlasting. The image's frame is big and oval with a head on the top and on the bottom. There is a female statue with no arms or legs on the left and on the right is a male statue with no arms or legs. Around them is a vine with flowers and fruit. The name on the bookplate is "Cheo. L. DeVinne"

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

10.2 x 8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA453

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

315 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA453.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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