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White, Arnold, 1848-1925
White, Arnold, 1848-1925
OriginatorWhite, Arnold, 1848-1925
DesignerGillespie, Ethel C.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions75x109 mm
DescriptionYoung man in medieval garb reads a large book under an arch; beside him a small tree or shrub in a planter; At top of arch, a coat of arms: Escutcheon parted per pale, Dexter, erminois, a chevron nebuly (?charged with five roundels?), a cony in base; Sinister, gules a bend engrailed argent charged with 3 bear's heads vert, between two cinqfoils argent. Crest includes beehive azure, presumably with bees, and an indeterminate crossed object.
NoteMotto: Palmam perseverando = By persevering (to win) the palm
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 Identifierexlibris0627.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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