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Robinson, Herbert Spencer
Robinson, Herbert Spencer
OriginatorRobinson, Herbert Spencer
DesignerDavid, H.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions85x136 mm
Bookplate TextEx Libris / [artist's name in frame:] H. DAVID / HERBERT SPENCER ROBINSON
DescriptionMan in legal wig reading a manuscript at his desk, behind him a towering skeleton; on a small ledge, a fetus in a glass jar. Books with legible spine labels, incl. "Johnson', 'De motu cordis', 'Theobald's Shakespeare', 'Smollett', 'Akenside', 'Hippocrates', 'Pope's Homer', 'The Works of William Smellie'.
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 Identifierexlibris1129.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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