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Robertson, George
Robertson, George
OriginatorRobertson, George
EngraverLizars
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions63x92 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialEngland
Bookplate TextVIRTUTIS | GLORIA | MERCES / Lizars Edinr. / George Robertson
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: gules (red) on a fess between three wolves' heads erased argent (silver) a galley, oars in saltire (crossed), flags displayed. Crest: an arm cubit in the hand a royal crown. Motto: Virtutis gloria merces (Glory is the reward of valor).
NoteKeeper of Records, Edinburgh, 1846 (cf. Burke)
ReferenceBurke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 861
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 Identifierexlibris0212.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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