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University of Michigan. Library.
University of Michigan. Library.
OriginatorUniversity of Michigan. Library.
DesignerSpenceley, J. Winfred (Joseph Winfred), 1865-1908
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions74x97 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialAnn Arbor (Mich.)
Bookplate Text1837 / ARTES | SCIENTIA | VERITAS / LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN / [seal:] E PLURIBUS UNUM / TUEBOR / SI QUAERIS PENINSULAM AMOENAM CIRCUMSPICE
DescriptionSeals of the University of Michigan and the State of Michigan. University of Michigan seal (1895): oil lamp on a book; motto: Artes scientia, veritas (Arts, science, truth) and date: 1837. State of Michigan seal: Shield shows soldier at attention on lakeshore, sun on the horizon. Motto: Tuebor (I will defend). Supporters: elk and moose. Crest: Eagle and motto from Great Seal of the United States. Motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice (If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you). Pine branches.
ReferenceWard, Harry P. Some American college bookplates. Columbus, Ohio: Champlin, 1915. Page 146.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277
CollectionJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0894.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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