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John Crerar Library
John Crerar Library
OriginatorJohn Crerar Library
EngraverFrench, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership withdrawn
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions88x113 mm
Bookplate Text[on ribbons:] GREAT | IS | THE GIFT | THAT BRINGETH | KNOWLEDGE / [on book:] NON EST MORTVVS QVI SCIENTIAM VIVIFICAVIT | Ptomemaeus / [text:] THE JOHN CRERAR LIBRARY CHICAGO / 1894 / [artist's signature:] E. D. French sc. 1896
DescriptionPortrait of John Crerar, open book with quote from Ptolemy, a small scroll, and other books on a shelf; thistles.
NoteStamp at bottom: Withdrawn from Crerar Library; Call number at top in ms: '027 B7475 (851-64'
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 Identifierexlibris1543.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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