Edwin Davis French
William Loring Andrews
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There's an image of a small part of New Amsterdam from a birds eye perspective. Surrounding this image are calligraphic leaves, books, and banners. On the banners it says "Ex Libris William Loring Andrews" and in Latin "Victrix Fortune Sapientia" which translates to "wisdom is the winner of fortune".
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
9.7 x 7.5 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\BA436.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a side birds eye view of a town with books and floral pattern in the background" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 6.