Edwin Davis French
Library of the Harvard Union
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for the Library of the Harvard Union. The border has greek style art with images of books, justice scale, calligraphic leaves, and other objects. On top is a crest with three books in the form of a triangle speeling out "Ve. Ri. Tas" in Latin which translates to "truth". There's a banner underneath the crest saying in Latin "Christo Et Ecclesiae" (To Christ and the Church).
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
12.5 x 8.5 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\BA495.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a book cover with an ancient greek like border" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 65.