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[Bookplate for George Grote]
[Bookplate for George Grote]
Title[Bookplate for George Grote]
Date Created[between 1830 and 1869]
Sort Date1869
DescriptionThis bookplate features a meander patterned oval frame with an escutcheon divided per pale, or (gold) and argent (silver) and vert (green), charged with three trees. Above the frame is a single tree and below is a banner containing the owner's name along with many floral elements.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing, steel engraving ; 8.2 x 9.6 cm
SubjectHeraldry ; Trees
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesGrote, George
TypeStill Image
NotesGeorge Grote was born on November 17, 1794 in Clay Hill, England, and died June 18, 1871 in London. He was a historian best known for his twelve volume work, 'History of Greece, ' written between 1846 and 1856. Originally a banker at his father's bank with no university education, Grote was greatly involved in politics and public life, serving as a member of Parliament and as a Vice-Chancellor of the University of London. After his death, he was buried in Westminster Abbey. Many of George Grote's works can be found in the UBC Library Catalogue.
1) George Grote. (2009). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online:
2) George Grote. (2009). Westminster Abbey. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from:
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P G768
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_G768
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BP MUR ENG P G768
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:
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