Here are some examples from well known armorial collectors. In heraldry, the coat of arms, also referred to as arms, is the indispensable heraldic device that is unique to the armiger. Based on the coat of arms at the beginning of this small manuscript, it was made for the young charles v 15001558 after he became king of spain 1516 and shortly before his election as holy roman emperor 1519. Early printed labels and heraldic bookplates 15801680. The several kydkidd coatofarms found in franklin kidds.
The dukes of beaufort are descendants in the male line from the house of plantagenet through john of gaunt and edward iii. In 1891 a group of serious exlibris collectors met and founded the ex libris society, which for eighteen years published a wellillustrated journal, still a useful source of information about british bookplates. States, lord colchester with mottos deo patriae amicis and perseverando. Bookplate design by sir henry badeley the coat of arms as it appeared in an icaew library bookplate designed by sir henry badeley in 1944. Today the armorial coat of arms bookplate is out of fashion. Windows metafile vector wmf encapsulated postscript eps coreldraw vector cdr adobe acrobat vector pdf adobe illustrator vector ai high resolution jpeg bitmap jpg high. Danish family coats of arms bookplate samples danish coat of arms coat of arms from denmark in bookplate format. Possibly a jokey faux armourial design for a bookplate. We are the oldest and most visited coat of arms family crest site on the internet. The name of the owner usually follows an inscription such as from the books of. The war of the revolution naturally affected the native production of bookplates, but a few years after its close, when boston, new york, and philadelphia were active in publishing books, the engraver found work more plenty, and very many who were employed upon the plates for the illustration of books also produced bookplates. Flores curat deus god takes care of the flowers for lord battersea,1893.
See more ideas about coat of arms, arms and crests. Firstly it was an occupational name meaning the carder a carder of wool by using an instrument to untangle it. Outside of paper heraldry, the coat of arms may be. A bookplate junkie on the basics of collecting ex libris.
Bookplates, also known as ex libris, are usually decorative, with artwork that is meaningful to the book owner. Bookplates bear a motif relating to the books owner, such as a device coatof. Those entitled to bear an authentic coat of arms, inherited, matriculated from. Bookplate ink has also printed designs with custom artwork for baby showers, weddings, corporate events and school birthday clubs. Such favourite books are usually passed down to our descendants, and what better way is there to make them aware of the original owner than the heraldic bookplate incorporating the personal arms of an ancestor. Copperengraved bookplates in britain by brian north lee, fsa coat of arms no.
Bookplate ink antioch bookplates ex libris for home. Often they show the family coat of arms or some particular area of interest to the owner. The different styles of plate here show just how versatile an heraldic bookplate can be. Simple typographical bookplates are termed book labels. The coat of arms said to have been taken from his tomb engraved as a copper plate was in the. Barker coat of arms barker family crest the surname of barker was of the occupational group of surnames the barker one who stripped trees of bark for the tanner, then a preparer of bark for. This page lists all of the coat of arms, crest badge, and bookplate images we have in our premade collection sorted by family name. In paper heraldry, the design of the coat of arms is always emblazoned onto an escutcheon shield as the central piece of any achievement, i. It contains news of meetings, books and magazines, details of new members and their bookplate interests, bookplate competitions, illustrations of members bookplates and a wants, offers and queries section, free to members. Bookplate text edomitum virtute vitium description coat of arms.
Bookplate definition of bookplate by the free dictionary. Canadian governor generals bookplate by great heraldic. As mentioned earlier, it is not unusual for a bookplate collector to have more than one bookplate to his name. From a simple black and white or coloured image of a coat of arms with name and caption, to a professionally designed pictorial masterpiece. May 22, 2014 the surname of card was a name of twofold origin. The latin text contains common prayers in simple language written in two easytoread humanistic scripts suitable for a younger reader. For more information on collecting bookplates and an incredible array of beautiful images, visit jaffes bookplate junkie blog bookplate mania peaked in america and england from 1890 to about 1920.
Aachen german wappen coat of arms bookplate for aachen formats available for immediate download. A label bearing the owners name or other identification that is pasted usually on the inside cover of a book. For example, if i have a very valuable book, or a modern first edition that is in pristine condition, i usually lay the plate inside the front. The strongest argument that can be said in its favor proving it to be american work is the poor heraldry displayed in its coat of arms, general makeup, and drawing. Arms on his tombstone, now at hollywood cem, richmond. Edomitum virtute vitium vice subdued by virtue rights. Nathaniel hurd american, 17301778 america, 18th century. Guaranteed original would mean that it is guaranteed to have come out of the particular book in which it was published, and is not a copy. Cardinals wolsey and beaton used painted coats of arms though only single. Found a bookplate or possibly heraldic design for a coat of arms. See more ideas about ex libris, coat of arms and pratt library. The production of a modern day bookplate is no longer restricted to ancient methods of production which needed engraving and letterpress printing. Grasett, henry james, 18081882 digital collections at.
Collection of lithographs drawings of the coats of arms of the. Beaufort castle was a possession of john of gaunt, and the surname beaufort was given to gaunts four legitimized children by his mistress and third wife, katherine. To create an oldschool bookplate, try making a crest out of your business logo, or latinizing your business tagline. Her bookplate, measuring 55x55 mm, was executed on copper plate by the outstanding master, the curator of engravings in the hermitage museum, n. In many plates, indeed, the shield of arms takes quite a subsidiary position by the side. Master baxter made the background gold to symbolize the gold coast and the five sprigs of oak leaves stand for the five. University library, university of illinois at urbanachampaign.
A collection of masonic bookplates or exlibris by brother. See more ideas about coat of arms, arms and family crest. An introduction to heraldry is an enjoyable and informative book, full of crisp, detailed black and white sigils for the many, many, many houses and bloodlines out there. See alternative blazon above for joseph and george. The vast majority of exlibris produced over the centuries in britain have been part of the jobbing work of trade engravers, and many towns had an adequate artificer. From the brodie family tree, james was the 21st thane of brodie born in 1744 and died in 1824.
Basil oconnel of the old college of arms in dublin see p. Bookplate type pictorial bookplate function ownership institutional or personal personal dimensions 62 x 91 mm. Many names developed a large number of spelling variants, so you may find your name listed with the wrong spelling, when you order you can request your preferred caption and we will edit the file and send you the corrected version by. We print bookplates with custom artwork for a unique look. Bookplates can be personalized with the text and font of your choice. The graham coat of arms erroneously called the graham family crest is blazoned in heraldry as follows.
The first ex libris were often hand painted coats of arms on the cover or the front flyleaf of a book. Jul 30, 2007 the type of bookplate youre referring to is a print that was originally part of a book. Wheeler, reminiscences and memoirs of north carolina and eminent north carolinians columbus, oh, 1884. Sans tache motto on all coats of arms for the lord napier after the 9th lord.
Bookplates typically bear a name, motto, device, coat of arms, crest, badge, or any motif that relates to the owner of the book, or is requested by him from the artist or designer. The type of bookplate youre referring to is a print that was originally part of a book. It comes from an early member of the family who was a person who behaved in a masterful manner. Most people who are familiar with the world of books will be familiar with bookplates. This unidentified german artist signed his prints with a monogram. Bookplate by sir henry badeley accounting history library. Copperengraved bookplates in britain the heraldry society. Peerage of scotland, edited by sir james balfour paul, lord lyon king of arms, 1904. Many wellknown figures have used bookplates and many wellknown artists have created them over the years, but they are available for anyone to use. Bailey coat of arms bailey family crest the surname of bailey was an official name the bailiff, other spellings of the name include bai. Thats when the really great collections were formed. Vendor supermanifest is offering for sale on ebay the rather splendid bookplate of the hon.
For inspiration, check out happy menocals custom heraldry illustrations. Canadian governor generals bookplate by great heraldic artist a. The coat of arms indicated on the bookplate match the coat for the united title of. The masters family name dates back to 1066 when the norman conquest of england introduced a plethora of new names and words into britain. Rare book and manuscript library, university of illinois at urbanachampaign. Among some bookplates and ephemera but printed rather than engraved, perhaps clipped from a printed item nothing on the back and measuring six inches square. A bookplate also known as exlibris is a printed or decorative label pasted into a book, often on. Bookplates ex libris have been used for many centuries, particularly armorial bookplates. The bookplate is dated 1879 and the impaled arms are those of his first wife,lady mary elizabeth lascelles, who died in 1866. Master baxter made the background gold to symbolize the gold coast and the.
Argent a chevron gules between three mullets azure crest. Printed on high quality, acidfree, selfadhesive paper. The project gutenberg ebook of american bookplates, by. Nonpersonalized bookplates in packets of 20 and larger quantities. Often varying the theme of his bookplate whilst still portraying his coat of arms some where in the new design. Traditionally, they are the printed labels pasted into books to show the name of the owner, whether to ensure that a borrowed book. Bookplates typically bear a name, motto, device coatofarms, crest, badge, or another motif that relates to the owner of the book, or is requested by the owner from an artist or designer. A bookplate or book plate, as it was commonly styled until the early 20th century, also known as exlibris latin for from the books or library, is a printed or decorative label pasted into a book, often on the front endpaper, to indicate ownership. Mar 03, 20 canadian governor generals bookplate by great heraldic artist a. One of the more popular uses for an authentic coat of arms is the heraldic bookplate.
In front of a dexter arm embowed in armour the hand grapsing a sword proper, pomel and hilt or, three roses gules barbed and seeded proper. During our lifetime many of us collect books and retain those of special interest in a personal library. Miss helen malvina blount prescott in her unpublished manuscript genealogy of the descendants of capt. Bookplate, with a crescent upon a crescent in chief for difference. Back to coat of arms family crests main page thank you for visiting our coat of arms family crest code of arms heraldry genealogy website ndex. Bookplate societies fisae the international federation of exlibris societies details are given here of all the member societies and their websites. The bookplate society newsletter, issued in a5 format, is now published halfyearly in july and february. You can submit cameraready artwork with all graphics and text included, sized to the fit the bookplate, or you can submit a logo or other artwork and have us set up the text of your choice. Reasonably priced, starting at quantities of 50 for custom bookplates. Prayer book for young charles v museum of the bible. Bookplate of lord colchester ex libris, coat of arms. A right hand holding a bunch of arrows all proper motto. The house coatofarms is derived from the seal ring of john quincy adams.
Complete international coat of arms and crest surname list. Fredrick willis davis bookplate iowa heritage digital. Many early bookplate designs featured the book owners motto, coat of arms, crest or other identifying badge. Here he may have copied a coat of arms designed by the more famous, yet equally mysterious master of the amsterdam cabinet. While i found it to be informative, it did read a bit slow, and i had trouble staying with it til the end. It will be noticed that the engraver has placed a wreath under the crown an absolute heresy, and this, with the faulty drawing of the raven, makes the whole plate a very slovenly. Grasett, henry james, 18081882 digital collections at the. Many names developed a large number of spelling variants, so you may find your name listed with the wrong spelling, when you order you can request your preferred caption and we will edit the file and send you the corrected version by email.293 1348 104 350 15 1620 72 166 762 917 210 172 1593 423 245 643 1280 1310 362 256 1003 34 245 122 868 1526 1242 956 563 511 864 1070 1188 758 1249 883 865 630 1388 932