Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Emma Toedteberg

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for Emma Toedteberg. There's an open book surrounding by calligraphic leaf patterns that intertwine with foliage and banners. The banners collectively say "In my library I find a friend for every mood". Underneath the name are roman numerals "MDCC CCXIV" (1700 214).

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

10 x 7.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA481

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

353 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA481.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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