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[Bookplate for Franklin Billner]
[Bookplate for Franklin Billner]
Title[Bookplate for Franklin Billner]
Date Created[unknown]
DescriptionIn black ink. Escutcheon tilted to the left and parted per pale. The dexter half, or [gold], with a lion, gules [red], coward, holding a fan-like object between its front paws. The sinister half parted per fess, sable [black], on a field, or, with decorative patterns not typically seen in heraldry. Escutcheon surrounded by leafy mantling. Above is a tilting helmet on top of which sits an unidentifiable crown. On top of the crown is a lion, gules, coward, holding a fan-like object in its front paws. Wings, displayed, fan out from the top of the crown surrounding the lion.
Extent1 bookplate : wood engraving ; 7.3 x 10.5 cm
Personal NamesBillner, Franklin
TypeStill Image
NotesA Franklin Billner designed the bookplates of M. Knight Dunn, which have been found in books published in the early 1930s.
1) Certain Books. "For Men Only: A Story Women Will Applause, Ballyhoo Love." (accessed on 16 January 2009).
2) Certain Books. "Wedding Ring." (accessed on 16 January 2009).
Access IdentifierBP MUR SL P B555
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_SL_P_B555
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR SL P B555
Date Available2009
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:
TranscriptEx Libris Franklin Billner
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