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Kingman, William Livermore, 1868-1926
Kingman, William Livermore, 1868-1926
OriginatorKingman, William Livermore, 1868-1926
DesignerStauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions65x86 mm
Coverage-SpatialYonkers (N.Y.)
Bookplate Text[banner:] I AM | BUT A GATHERER | AND DISPOSER | OF | OTHER MEN'S STUFF | SIR H WOTTON / [on envelope:] GRAVURES | [on print:] H. GOLTZIUS / [artist's signature] D M N Stauffer 98 / [text:] WILLIAM LIVERMORE KINGMAN
DescriptionMan in renaissance garb, with ruff, sash and sword; behind him, shelves of books, scientific instruments, decanter and glass; on the table, an envelope for prints marked 'Gravures', partially unfurled print marked 'H. Goltzius'; ink pot and quill, globe showing western hemisphere; open book resting on two closed books.
NoteQuote is by Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639), from the preface to his Elements of Architecture (1624); name on print refers to Hendrik Goltzius (1558-1617)
ReferencePratt 569 (sc01356)
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 Identifierexlibris0328.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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