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Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
OriginatorCornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions99x64 mm
OrientationLandscape
Coverage-SpatialMount Vernon (Iowa)
Subject/IconographyPhilomathean Literary Society (Cornell College)
Bookplate TextL'idéal n'est que la verité à distance | 1857 / The PHILOMATHEAN LIBRARY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE / NUMBER / CORNELL COLLEGE
DescriptionWoman sits in upholstered chair and reads; ornamental border with flower motif.
Note[1] Motto: L'idéal n'est que la verité à distance = The ideal is but truth at a distance (Lamartine, Histoire des Girondins, Livre XXXIX, Chap. XX)
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 Identifierexlibris0984.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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