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[Bookplate for Loren Griswold DuBois]
[Bookplate for Loren Griswold DuBois]
Title[Bookplate for Loren Griswold DuBois]
Date Created[between 1800 and 1899]
Sort Date1899
DescriptionIn black ink. Per blazon sinister, or (gold) and argent (silver). A lion rampant, sable (black), queue fourche, grasping a scimetar, azure (blue). A tower turreted, with banners sinister on either side, azure. Upon a straight crest wreath is a demi-lion, sable with queue fourche, grasping a scimetar, azure. Below the escutcheon is a banner containing the French motto.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 6.4 x 8.9 cm
Subject - GeographicUnited States
Personal NamesDuBois, Loren Griswold
TypeStill Image
NotesLikely, Loren Griswold Du Bois of Boston, Massachusetts. He was born on October 18, 1853 and died in 1919? He was the son of Gilman Bradford Du Bois and Ellen L. Griswold. He was a graduate of Harvard University, as well as, a lawyer and a collector of first editions and illuminated manuscripts.
1) RootsWeb, "VTORANGE-L Archives, " RootsWeb, (13 November 2007)
2) New York Times, November 9, 1919, (13 November 2007)
3) Quote: "DU BOIS LIBRARY SOON TO BE SOLD; Collection Includes Many First Editions and Illuminated Manuscripts. SPECIMENS OF BINDING ART Originals of Dickens and Thackeray Among Volumes of Boston Collector. Original Issue of Vanity Fair.
Access IdentifierBP MUR USA P D836
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_USA_P_D836
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR USA P D836
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:
TranscriptTOUT.PAR.ET.POUR.DIEU. Loren Griswold Du Bois
TranslationAll by and for God
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