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[Bookplate for Walter Stevens Herrington]
[Bookplate for Walter Stevens Herrington]
Title[Bookplate for Walter Stevens Herrington]
Date Created[between 1930 and 1969]
Sort Date1969
DescriptionThis bookplate's design features a distinct rectangular frame, with flora, particularly pine needles, pine cones and maple leaves, in the upper portion, an hour glass and scales in the lower corners and a book shelf along the bottom border. Within this decorated frame, an open book displays the originator's name, and below, many literary characters appear, including a mother and child, a crowned princess or queen and a winged fairy.
Extent1 bookplate : offset ; 8.9 x 12.7 cm
SubjectBooks ; Plants
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesHerrington, Walter Stevens
TypeStill Image
NotesWalter Stevens Herrington, 1860-1947, resided in Napanee, Ontario. He worked as a lawyer and was the author of several books on Canadian history, including, Heroines of Canadian History, Pioneer Life Among the Loyalists in Upper Canada, and at least two histories of the counties of Lennox and Addington.
1) Walter Stevens Herrington. (2001). Internet Archives. Retrieved June 2, 2009, from:
2) Falconbridge, Sir William Glenholme. (2000). Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Retrieved June 2, 2009, from:
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P H477
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_H477
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BP MUR CAN P H477
Date Available2010
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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