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Chalmers, Geo. (George)
Chalmers, Geo. (George)
OriginatorChalmers, Geo. (George)
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions57x84 mm
Bookplate TextSPERO / GEO. CHALMERS ESQ. / F.R.S.S.A
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: Argent (silver) a demi lion rampant issuing out of a fess sable (black) with a fleur-de-lis in base gules (red). Crest: An eagle rising proper. Motto: Spero (I hope).
NoteOnly tincture of fess and demi-lion vary (sable for gules) from Burke's description for Chalmers (Aldbar Castle, co. Forfar).
ReferenceBurke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 181
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 Identifierexlibris1476.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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