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[Bookplate for John Lewis]
[Bookplate for John Lewis]
Title[Bookplate for John Lewis]
Date Created[unknown]
DescriptionThis heraldic bookplate consists of an escutcheon, divided per cross. Quarters one and four are gules (red), charged with an arm clutching a fasces and two mullets on either side. Quarters two and three are gules with a saltier, argent (silver), charged with four cinque foil. Above the escutcheon rests a crest of a griffin head upon a straight wreath. The escutcheon is bordered by stylized mantling, and below, the owner's name.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 8.5 x 10 cm
Personal NamesLewis, John
TypeStill Image
1) The Manual of Heraldry. 7th Ed. London: Virtue Brothers & Co., 1866.
Access IdentifierBP MUR SL P L495
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_SL_P_L495
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR SL P L495
Date Available2008
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:
TranscriptJohn Lewis Petit Esqr.
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