Arthur Nelson MacDonald
A pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for Roderick Terry. The center image is a tree with very few leaves and a house in the background. It's framed with a simple oval border. On both sides of the image are three pictures placed vertically. The top is a Griffin, mythical creature. The middle are three birds, two are facing the left and one is facing the right. The bottom image is a crest that has three stars and three circles placed horizontally. On the other side on the top is a sea creature wrapping around an anchor. The middle is a Fleur de Lis. The bottom image is an open book with a candle resting in the middle of the book. The background is filled with calligraphic leaves.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
10 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\BA751.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a tree surrounded by little images" (2024). Bookplates by Arthur Nelson MacDonald. Image 21.