Edwin Davis French
An engraved armorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for C.L.F. Robinson. The crest has three deer and three suns. On top is a knight's helmet with a deer standing above the helmet. Surrounding the crest are calligraphic border patterns. The banners collectively say "VIRTVTE NON VERBIS" in Latin (Power not words). The location stated is Newport, R. I.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
8.8 x 7 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\BA475.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a crest and deers" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 45.