Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Georgia Medora Lee

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. In the middle there' s an open book, surrounding the book is calligraphic swirl pattern that continues into the background. There are also flowers filling up the space. The bookplate says "Ex libris Georgia Medora Lee MDCCCCIV", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate. the name is framed by a calligraphic border that continues below it in a water like swirl. The top of the bookplate has a banner that reads "In my library I find a friend for every mood".

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Latin and English

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

10 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA468

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

339 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA468.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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