Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

American Institue of Electrical Engineers

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. This bookplate is titled "Library of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers". Half of the bookplate are calligraphic leaves with banners and a signature. The banners collectively say "Books must follow sciences not sciences books". The signature are four letters in the shape of a cross. A is on top, I is on bottom, and there are two Es in the middle with an infinity loop around the two.

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

14 x 9.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA489

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

645 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA489.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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