Edwin Davis French
The University Club
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for The University Club in Cleveland dated MDCCCXCVIII (1898). There's a crest like shape with three open books in the form of a cross. On top of the image is a candle that's lit. The background is full of calligraphic leaves, foliage, and banners. The banners collectively say in Guarani "KAI HAAHΘEIA EAETΘEPΏΣEI TMAΣ".
Affixed on card stock
Greek and English
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
10.2 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\BA508.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a crest with books surrounded by calligraphic patterns, leaves, and a candle" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 78.