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[Bookplate for James John Joicey]
[Bookplate for James John Joicey]
Title[Bookplate for James John Joicey]
Date Created[between 1870 and 1929]
Sort Date1929
DescriptionThis bookplate is printed on light brown paper with brown ink. It consists of an escutcheon argent (silver), and three diamonds in pale between two endorses in a crosshatch pattern. The escutcheon is charged with a pick-axe at both dexter and sinister. Above the escutcheon is a helmet, positioned at three-quarter profile, indicating the status of peer. Upon the helmet is a straight wreath, charged with a young man holding a pick-axe and lantern. Radiating from the wreath is elaborate mantling. Below the escutcheon is a banner, with Latin motto within. Entire crest is contained within a border, with name of bookplate owner at bottom.
Extent1 bookplate : steel engraving ; 8 x 11.4 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesJoicey, James John
TypeStill Image
NotesBookplate possibly belongs to a James John Joicey (1871-1932), an English amateur entomologist.
1) James john Joicey. Wikipedia.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P J653
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_J653
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P J653
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:
TranscriptOmne solum forti patria JAMES JOHN JOICEY
TranslationEvery land is a brave man's country.
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