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Carnegie, David, Sir, 1753-1805
Carnegie, David, Sir, 1753-1805
OriginatorCarnegie, David, Sir, 1753-1805
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions72x107 mm
Bookplate Text[mottoes:] DREAD GOD / FAX MENTIS HONESTAE GLORIA / [text:] Sir David Carnegie of Southesk Bart.
DescriptionCoat of arms: Escutcheon: or (gold), an eagle displayed azure (blue). Crest: a dexter hand couped above the wrist holding a thunderbolt proper. Motto: Dread God. Supporters: Two greyhounds proper collared gules (red). Pendant from the shield, the Arms of Nova Scotia, with motto: Fax mentis honestae gloria (Glory is the light of a noble mind).
NoteThe Arms of Nova Scotia was the badge of baronets of Scotland and Nova Scotia, with inescutcheon of the arms of Scotland and an Imperial crown.
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 Identifierexlibris1206.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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