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Howland, Charles R.
Howland, Charles R.
OriginatorHowland, Charles R.
DesignerHowland, Charles R.
EngraverBuck, J.H.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions109x145 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialUnited States
Bookplate TextPISCATOR NON SOLUM PISCATUR / EX LIBRIS | HOWLAND | A.D. 1894
DescriptionBarred shield with 3 lions rampant, surmounted by a hat and by a lion passant collared with a crown; the shield is supported by two salmon amid bullrushes; hanging from the open mouth of one fish is a flask, from the mouth of the other, a creel; a fishing net and pole are visible from behind the shield. Motto: Piscator non solum piscatur (There is more to fishing than catching fish)
ReferenceJournal of the Ex Libris Society 4: 167; Grolier Club, Catalog of an exhibit of angling book plates (NY, 1918), 136
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 Identifierexlibris0296.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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