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[Bookplate for William Martin]
[Bookplate for William Martin]
Title[Bookplate for William Martin]
Date Created[unknown]
DescriptionIn black ink on cream paper, a double border surrounding a coat of arms. The coat of arms is Argent two bars Gules six bezants 3 and 3, with ornate mantling especially to the upper right and left of the shield, surrounding the crest of an eagle displayed over a wreath. Below the coat of arms is a draped manner with the Latin motto and below that is the name in a Gothic script.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 5.4 x 6.3 cm
Personal NamesMartin, William
TypeStill Image
NotesThis coat of arms is traditionally associated with the Martins of York county, England.
1) Burke, Bernard. The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time. London: Harrison & Sons, 1884. p. 664.
Access IdentifierBP MUR SL P M378
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_SL_P_M378
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Morley Binder. BP MUR SL P M378
Date Available2013
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:
TranscriptESSE QUAM VIDERI William Martin.
TranslationTo be, rather than to seem
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