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Goury, Georges, 1875-
Goury, Georges, 1875-
OriginatorGoury, Georges, 1875-
DesignerDemeufe, Georges
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions72x102 mm
Coverage-SpatialNancy (France)
Bookplate TextEx Libris / George Goury / FERT IN OMNIA RUTUBAM ET / TRISTITIAM TERRIBILIS AMOR / [artist's initials:] GD
DescriptionThe motto, "Fert in omnia rutubam et tristitiam terribilis amor" (In all thing terrible love brings trouble and sadness"); depicts a man hanging from a gallows and a night landscape with trees, bats, and a crescent moon.
ReferenceSchweizerishe blatter fur ex-libris-sammler, v.2 (1902-03), p. 64; Pratt 415 (sc00117)
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 Identifierexlibris0408.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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