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New York Public Library.
New York Public Library.
OriginatorNew York Public Library.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeMixed (Textual/Armorial)
Bookplate FunctionPresentation
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions85x68 mm
OrientationLandscape
Coverage-SpatialNew York (N.Y.)
Subject/IconographyEmmet, Thomas Addis, 1764-1827; Kennedy, John S. (John Stewart), 1830-1909;
Bookplate TextTHE COLLECTION OF / Thos. Addis Emmet M.D / PRESENTED BY JOHN STEWART KENNEDY TO THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY / ASTOR LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS. / 1896
DescriptionCoats of arms: (1) Escutcheon: Azure (blue) an engrailed fess ermine between 3 bulls' heads, for Emmet. Crest: Demi-bull rampant arising out of a coronet and trefoils. Motto: Tenez le vraye (Hold to what is true). (2) Escutcheon: Argent a chevron gules between three crosses crosslet fitched, a bordure fleury, for Kennedy. Crest: A dolphin naiant above a straight wreath and thistles. Motto: Avise la fine (Mark the end).
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 Identifierexlibris1317.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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