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DesignerVinycomb, John
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions58x110 mm
Bookplate TextAltera securitas / Ex Libris | 1901 | [artist's mark:] JV / [text:] BUFFORD
DescriptionCoat of arms: Quarterly, the symbols of France (fleurs de lis) and England (lions rampant) within a bordure gobony argent (silver) and azure (blue). Helm and mantling. Crest: a portcullis and chains. Motto on banner above crest: Altera securitas (Another security). Unbuckled garter shows from behind escutcheon.
Note"Altera securitas" and the portcullis are associated with the Beaufort family. The shield corresponds with that of the Beaufort Dukes of Exeter (cf. Burke).
ReferenceBurke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 63.
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 Identifierexlibris0668.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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