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Davis, Frederick Willis
Davis, Frederick Willis
OriginatorDavis, Frederick Willis
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Date1907
Dimensions105x90 mm
Coverage-SpatialBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bookplate TextEMERSON / LONGFELLOW / WHITTIER / ALCOTT | HOLMES / HAWTHORNE / LOWELL / THOREAU / [on base of monument:] HERE ONCE THE EMBATTLED FARMERS STOOD, AND FIRED THE SHOT HEARD ROUND THE WORLD / [on ring:] OLD BOOKS | OLD PRINTS / OLD FRIENDS | "A Good Book / is the / Precious Life Blood / of a / Master Spirit." / EX-LIBRIS / FREDERICK WILLIS / DAVIS / BROOKLYN, N.Y. / 1907
DescriptionOpen book. On left, Patriotic monument; On right, text with coat of arms. Escutcheon: ermine, a chevron gules (red) between three cinqfoils. Crest: a demi lion rampant between his paws a cinqfoil. Motto: Quo fata vocant (Whither the fates call)
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 Identifierexlibris0907.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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