Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

W. E. Bailie

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia paper with black ink. There's an image of a castle on a hill with more buildings at the bottom of the hill. Surrounding the image are calligraphic leaves combined with more realistic leaves in the same style. There's an open book with a portrait of a woman on the left page. There's a closed book with the words "Ex Libris" on the cover and a name below, W.E. Baillie. There's a crest with a sun and 9 stars and a crescent moon above the crest.

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

BA437

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

263 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA437.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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