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[Bookplate for Robert E. Harris by W.A. Ives]
[Bookplate for Robert E. Harris by W.A. Ives]
Title[Bookplate for Robert E. Harris by W.A. Ives]
CreatorIves, W.A.
Date Created[between 1860 and 1931]
Sort Date1931
DescriptionThe bookplate features an ornate border surrounding a coat of arms, motto, and illustration of books and the lamp of knowledge. The coat of arms features three silver crescents on a sable field. The shield is topped with a helmet and eagle with wings spread. The ribbon below contains the motto. The artist's name appears under the books.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 7 x 11 cm
Personal NamesHarris, Robert E.
TypeStill Image
NotesThe bookplate belongs to Robert Edward Harris, the 14th Chief Justice of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court (1918-1931). In addition, he was president of Eastern Trust Company and the Nova Scotia Steel & Coal Company. The motto, which can be found in many family crest books and other heraldic history books, is associated with the Harris line of the Arundel family.
1) Robert Edward Harris 1918-1931. The Courts of Nova Scotia. Retrieved from
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P H3777
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_H3777
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Stanley Binder. BP MUR CAN P H3777
Date Available2017-04-24
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptEx Libris Kar Deu es res Pub tra Robert E. Harris. Hon. Robert Harris Justice Supreme Court of Nova Scotia Halifax
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