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Beames, John, 1837-1902
Beames, John, 1837-1902
OriginatorBeames, John, 1837-1902
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions62x94 mm
Bookplate Text[motto:] / John Beames / B.C.S.
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: quarterly, 1st and 4th, parted per pale, gules (red) and azure (blue), 6 garbs or (gold) over all, three mullets (stars) sable (black) on a chief argent (silver); 2nd and 3rd, parted per chevron, vert (green) and argent, charged with three eagles displayed, a sun in splendor in center. Crest: three mullets argent on a tree vert issuing from a stump or palisade, suns' rays or. Motto: Bene vivere bis vivere (To live well is to live twice)
NoteB.C.S. = Bengal Civil Service. Beames served in the British administration in India.
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 Identifierexlibris1199.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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