Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Abraham Goldsmith

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on light sepia paper with black ink. The center is an arm holding a hammer. Framing it are calligraphic leaves. Beneath it is an open book and banners that collectively say in latin "Tv Mihi Cvrarvm Reqvies". The bookplate says "Ex Libris Abraham Goldsmith", 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

7.5 x 6.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA460

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

294 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA460.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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