Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Edward Hale Bierstadt

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. The bookplate says "Ex Libris Edward Hale Bierstadt" with an angel's head above. There's a man wearing a toga, playing an instrument. He's in the woods, next to him are books, two drama masks, and two banners in Latin that say "NVNC MIHI" and "MOX ALLIS" which translates to "I'll be here soon". The books include titles by Waller and Donne.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Latin

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

9 x 7 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA435

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

267 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA435.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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