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Steele
Steele
OriginatorSteele
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions28x38 mm
OrientationPortrait
Bookplate TextABSQUE LABOR NIHIL / IN BELLO INVICTUS IN AMOR PROBUS
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: Argent, a bend chequy between two lions' heads erased, a chief azure. Crest: An ostrich wings elevated, rising from a coronet. Mottoes: Absque labor nihil (Nothing without labor); In bello invictus in amor probus (Unconquered in war, true in love)
NoteThe mottoes and elements of the arms match those borne by Steele. Cf. Burke
ReferenceBurke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 967
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 Identifierexlibris0997.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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