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Grasett, Henry James, 1808-1882
Grasett, Henry James, 1808-1882
OriginatorGrasett, Henry James, 1808-1882
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions62x91 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialToronto (Ont.)
Bookplate Text[motto:] MELIORA SEQUI / Henry James Grasett.
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: Per saltire erm. and ermines, a saltire azure, between two thistle stemmed and leaved proper in chief and in base, and two mullets argent in fess. Crest: A drawn bow and arrow between palm leaves. Motto: Meliora sequi
Note[1] Grasett was rector of St. James' Cathedral and from 1867, Dean of Toronto. [2] Motto: Meliora sequi = I followed better things [3] Badly discolored by collector's glue
ReferenceChadwick, Ontarian families (1898), p.66f
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 Identifierexlibris1526.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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