Edwin Davis French
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.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
7.5 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\BA460.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of an arm holding a hammer, an open book, and calligraphy border like leaves in the background" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 30.