Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Georgia M Prieston

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There's an open book surrounded by calligraphic leaf patterns, foliage, and banners. The banners collectively say "In my library I find a friend for every mood". This bookplate is for Georgia M Preston. With roman numerals "MDCC CCIV" (1700 204). There's a remarque of a cat sitting on an open book.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

10 x 8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA474

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

2023-03-22

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

361 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA474.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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