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Swainson, C. A. (Charles Anthony), 1820-1887
Swainson, C. A. (Charles Anthony), 1820-1887
OriginatorSwainson, C. A. (Charles Anthony), 1820-1887
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions75x108 mm
Bookplate TextPro ecclesia dei / Charles Anthony Swainson
DescriptionCoat of arms on seal: Escutcheon parted per pale. Dexter parted quarterly: Quarters 1 and 4 gules (red) charged with a boar's head couped, thrust through by a sword in bend, between two stars of six points argent (silver); Quarters 2 and 3 azure (blue), 3 ears of wheat. Sinister vert (green) a chevron or (gold) charged with 3 cinqfoils. Supported by two stalks of wheat. Crest, a stag's head, an ear of wheat in his mouth, a star of six points on his neck.
NoteMotto: "Pro ecclesia dei" = For the church of God
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Collection TitleJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0874.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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