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James, Davis Lawler, d. 1933
James, Davis Lawler, d. 1933
OriginatorJames, Davis Lawler, d. 1933
DesignerHolly
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Date1894
Dimensions83x109 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialCincinnati (Ohio)
Bookplate Text"As good almost | kill a man as kill | a good book" / [cipher:] DLJ / EX LIBRIS / DAVIS LAWLER JAMES / [artist's signature, lower left]
DescriptionCipher on Chippendale shield.
NoteAccording to obituary in NY Times, July 25, 1933: Davis Lawler James, who died July 24, 1933 at the age of 85, was the proprietor of the James bookstore, Cincinnati; his chief interest was in botany, and he was a member of the Natural History Society.
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 Identifierexlibris0305.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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