Edwin Davis French
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. In the center is an open book saying "Far a jollie good Booke whereon to looke...is better to me than Golde..." surrounding the book are five leaf leaves with berries. The bookplate says "Ex Libris Dorothy Furman", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate.
Affixed on card stock
Latin and English
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
10 x 7.5 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\BA457.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of an open book surrounded by foliage, mostly leaves" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 27.