Edwin Davis French
John Chipman Gray
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. This image is of a room with a wall length bookshelf filled with books, a dresser sitting next to the window, and an empty chair. Looking out the window you see a boat put on sea. The bookplate says "Ex Libris John Chipman Gray", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate. The room is framed with an actual frame that has a calligraphic border design.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
10 x 7.3 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\BA461.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a room with a wall of books, a dresser, chair, framed with calligraphy borders" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 31.