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[Bookplate for Richard Whitmore Norman]
[Bookplate for Richard Whitmore Norman]
Title[Bookplate for Richard Whitmore Norman]
Date Created[between 1870 and 1899]
Sort Date1899
DescriptionThis simple heraldic bookplate consists of a straight wreath charged with a stag's head, erased. Above the charged wreath is a banner, with Latin motto within.
Extent1 bookplate : steel engraving ; 6.3 x 9.6 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesNorman, Richard Whitmore
TypeStill Image
NotesPossibly belonging to a Reverend Richard Whitmore Norman (1829-1906), who published several Christian sermons and religious texts. The title page from his 1860 publication "Occasional Sermons" reveals he resided at one point at Exeter College in Oxford and was a Fellow of St. Peter's College, Radley. Sermons are accessible from UBC Library as microforms.
1) Major General Cosmo Nevill." Obituary. The Telegraph. 11 Oct. 2002. Accessed on 6 Feb. 2008 from
2) The Manual of Heraldry. 7th Ed. London: Virtue Brothers & Co., 1866.
3) Heraldic Dictionary. University of Notre Dame, Dept. of Special Collections. 31 July 2000. Accessed 21 Nov. 2007 at
4) "Mottoes A-C." Heraldry Unlimited. First accessed 3 Mar. 2004 from
5) Simpson, D.P. Cassell's New Latin Dictionary. 3rd Ed. London: Cassell & Company Ltd., 1964.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P N676
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_N676
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P N676
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:
TranscriptPLURIBUS ASSUESCE MENTEM Richard Whitmore Norman
TranslationOften accustomed to the mind
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