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[Bookplate for Robert Butts by B. Cole]
[Bookplate for Robert Butts by B. Cole]
Title[Bookplate for Robert Butts by B. Cole]
CreatorCole, B.
Date Created1760
Sort Date1760
DescriptionThis elaborate chippendale bookplate consists of an escutcheon, parted per pale. First, the dexter side, azure (blue) and charged with three etoile, two over one, and a chevron, or (gold) with three lozenges, gules (red). Second, the sinister side, azure, is charged with three talbots' heads two over one, erased, and a bar, or, with three cross pattee, argent (silver). The shield is crested by a curved wreath and a unicorn's head, muzzled. The escutcheon is surrounded by a mass of asymmetrical wave-like mantling and flora.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 6.9 x 10.9 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesButts, Robert
TypeStill Image
NotesThe artist appears to be B. Cole the Second, a London sculptor.
1) This bookplate is found in: H.W. Fincham, "The Artists & Engravers of British and American Bookplates", 1897.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P B888
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_B888
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P B888
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:
TranscriptRobert Butts
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