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1. Verdaguer, Miguel Verdaguer, Miguel Renaissance scholar studying; busts of Dante and Socrates on bookshelves. A central inset with text on banners and shield with owner's initials: MV

2. Russell, J. Scott (John Scott), 1808-1882. Russell, J. Scott (John Scott), 1808-1882. Ship at sea with sails furled, bearing large escutcheon and banner with motto: depressus extollor. Owner's monogram on ship.

3. Unidentified Unidentified Flying fish. Motto: De profundis (out of the depths)

4. Halsey, Herbert Drake, 1872-  Halsey, Herbert Drake, 1872- Verse: warning to borrowers.

5. Godard, George S. (George Seymour), 1865-1936 Godard, George S. (George Seymour), 1865-1936 Elaborate doorway, ornamented above by double eagle, heraldic crest, and stag's head

6. University of Texas. Library. University of Texas. Library. Tyler, George W., 1851-1927 Seal of the University of Texas: within a circle gules (red), a disk azure (blue) with the motto 'Disciplina praesidium civitatis' surrounding a shield tenné (orange) bearing a mullet (star) within a...

7. Raymond, L. Virginia Raymond, L. Virginia Garden gate and flowers, house visible through gateway arch.

8. Stern, Max Stern, Max Man sits reading by light of candle and bright star at an open window; in the room a large hand loom upon which a cloth decorated with stars is being woven; a shuttle and an open book with title shown:...

9. Porter, Sm. Porter, Sm. Stock bookplate. Multicolored. Woman sits on floor cushion examining a book in front of a bookcase with lift-up glass doors.

10. Conkling, James Cook, 1816-1889 Conkling, James Cook, 1816-1889 Faded black ink on beige paper. There are decorative lines encasing the name and location of the bookplate's owner.

11. Bancroft. Bancroft. Coat of arms. Eschutcheon: or (gold) three garbs (sheaves) in a bend azure (blue) between 6 Jerusalem crosses of the same. Crest: a garb flanked by wings. Motto: Dat deus incrementum (God gives the increase)....

12. Bateman, J. M. Bateman, J. M. Coat of arms. Escutcheon: or (gold), an ostrich feather argent (silver) on a chevron gules (red) between three escallops (shells). Crest: a pheasant proper. Motto: Nec pretio nec prece (Neither by entreaty...

13. Corwin, John Adams. Corwin, John Adams. Dark grey ink on ivory paper. Contains a shield with fret and crescent, surmounted by a unicorn (head and neck) on a bar.

14. Pope, Alexander Winthrop, d. 1915. Pope, Alexander Winthrop, d. 1915. Pope describes his bookplate thus: "My book plate was designed by Jay Chambers of New York, and shows a standing figure of a gentle-man of the 1830 period, reading at a high table. He is perusing a large...

15. Smith, Adelaide M. Smith, Adelaide M. Owner's initials written as a cipher; mask, books

16. Elliott, William Rupert Elliott, William Rupert Border of maple leaves each bearing letters to form owner's name. Apple tree bearing shields and ribbons with text. Two insets: (1) Beaver and mountain lake, (2) two hikers on path, sun on horizon (with...

17. Parmele, George L. Parmele, George L. Motto ('Duce natura sequor') and crest (In grass, otter proper, in his mouth a fish) of Paine (q.v.), heraldic aspect of escutcheon replaced by picture of books and oil lamp.

18. Niewonhuyse, A. von Niewonhuyse, A. von Stylized cipher.

19. Mare, H. Mare, H. Inside a shell frame, surrounded by wheat and grape plants, a winged lion with his front paws on an open book showing owner's initials: 'HM'

20. St. Ange-Mauffray St. Ange-Mauffray Cipher within carved frame.
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