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College of the City of New York (1866-1926)
College of the City of New York (1866-1926)
OriginatorCollege of the City of New York (1866-1926)
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions67x87 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialNew York City (N.Y.)
Bookplate TextCOLLEGE URBIS NOV EBORAG SIGILLUM | MDCCCXIVII / RESPICE | ADSPICE | PROSPICE / LIBRARY / COLLEGE of the CITY OF NEW YORK / Case | Shelf
DescriptionUniversity seal, figuring three-headed figure connoting Prudence.
NoteMotto: "Respice, Adspice, Prospice" = Look to the past, look to the present, look to the future.
ReferenceWard, Harry P. Some American college bookplates. Columbus, Ohio: Champlin, 1915. Page 65.
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 Identifierexlibris0737.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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