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[Bookplate for William Craig]
[Bookplate for William Craig]
Title[Bookplate for William Craig]
Date Created[unknown]
DescriptionThis bookplate consists of a gules (red) bordered escutcheon with a single bar, azure (blue), on an ermine (white powdered fur with black tufts) background. The bar is charged with three crescents. Atop the shield is a helm, and mantling which surrounds the entire shield. The helm is crested by a curved wreath and knight on horseback, with broken lance. A broken lance represents the celebration of winning a point during a jousting tournament.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing, typography ; 8 x 10.8 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesCraig, William
TypeStill Image
NotesEvident near the base of the left side of this bookplate is a stain.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P C7354
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_C7354
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P C7354
Date Available2007
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:
TranscriptVIVE DEO UT VIVAS THE HONB.LE William Craig one of the Lords of Council and Sefsion and Lord Commifsioner of Justiciary.
TranslationLive to God that you may live.
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