Arthur Nelson MacDonald
A pictorial bookplate on white paper with black ink for Alice Calendar. There's a picture of a valley with mountains from a high view from one end. Framing the image is a border with calligraphic leaves and three crests. On top is a crest with an open book saying "I. Ch. V Chess Vs. 21" underneath are three wheats and a checker pattern. The crest on the right is "University of Michigan 1817" with an image of a lamp of knowledge and says in latin "Artes scientia veritas" which translates to "Art, Science, Truth". On the right is a crest of in Latin "Sigillum collegii columbliae novi eborace" which translates to "Seal Of Columbia College, New York". with an image of a man holding a book on a throne and three little kids looking up to him.
Affixed on card stock
English and Latin
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
10.5 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\MacDonald, Arthur Nelson\TIF Images\BA740.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a birds eye view of a valley with people on shore and a long ship on the water" (2024). Bookplates by Arthur Nelson MacDonald. Image 10.