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Winter, E., Captain
Winter, E., Captain
OriginatorWinter, E., Captain
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions54x67 mm
Coverage-SpatialDanville (Ill.)
Bookplate TextJOUR DE MA VIE
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: Argent a fess dancetté sable, a mullet (star) center chief for difference (third son). Crest: A griffin's head arising out of a coronet. Motto: Jour de ma vie (The day of my life).
NoteThe arms shown here correspond in part to those for West (Earl de la Warr), cf. Burke, who notes that the motto alludes "to the taking of John, King of France, prisoner at the battle of Poictiers".
ReferenceBurke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 1093
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 Identifierexlibris0371.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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