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John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection

Bookplate Function

Coverage-Temporal

Designer

Date

Institutional or Personal

Style

Engraver

Originator

Subject/Iconography

Coverage-Spatial

Bookplate Type

Showing 1–40 of 1,611 items
  1. University of California, Berkeley. Library.
    Image

    Black ink on beige paper. Contains two hooded angels holding lit torches and supporting an open_file book with wreath. They are seated on grass and flowers. The designer's cipher appears under the open_file book.
  2. University of California, Berkeley. Library.
    Image

    Black ink on beige paper. Image of two women taking water from a stream flowing into a lake. There is a large stylized ""C"" and designer's cipher at bottom of design.
  3. University of California, Berkeley. Library.
    Image

    Black ink on beige paper. Contains an image of a winged herald, German eagle on his bib, blowing into a horn. The bookplate's motto is on cloth hanging from the horn. Behind him is a large tree and the roots are at his feet.
  4. University of California, Berkeley. Library.
    Image

    Black ink on beige paper. Contains a scholar in academic robes consulting a book in a library. Three female figures (one on the left side and two on the right) flank the central image. Two griffins at base of design, decorative border.
  5. University of California. Law Library
    Image

    Black ink on beige paper. Contains an image of books (some titles visible) with trees and sun on the horizon behind them. There are also two flowers located at the bottom left and right of the bookplate.
  6. University of California, Berkeley. Library.
    Image

    with decorative frame of leafing trees.
  7. Dixson, Zella Allen, 1858-1924
    Image | 1901

    A large house behind a picket fence (Wisteria Cottage, Granville, Ohio). Inset at top shows another of Dixson's homes (Merino Farm, between Marietta and Zanesville Ohio)
  8. Gordon-Cumming, Frances
    Image | 1903

    Black ink on beige paper. Oval crest: lion rampant, in his dexter hand a dagger, a banner above with motto: Courage
  9. Tinkler, John
    Image | 1893

    Black ink on think beige paper. Contains small shield upon a large shield, within decorative foliation. Large shield per pale, three lions passant guardant dexter, checky sinister
  10. Blair, Clinton Ledyard, 1867-1949.
    Image

    Black ink on cream paper. Crest: torse and stag's head caboshed (antlered) within semi-circular banner displaying the motto.
  11. LeFevre, Owen E.
    Image

    Dark grey ink on ivory paper. Escutcheon, sable a chevron argent
  12. Conkling, James Cook, 1816-1889
    Image | 1836

    Faded black ink on beige paper. There are decorative lines encasing the name and location of the bookplate's owner.
  13. Conkling, James Cook, 1816-1889
    Image | 1836

    Faded black ink on beige paper.
  14. Allen, Charles Dexter, 1865-1926.
    Image

    Black ink on cream paper. Contains entwined leaves of two flowers on either side of and supporting an open_file book, all within a thick, black border.
  15. Austin, Ennis Raymond, 1863-1951
    Image

    Black ink on cream paper. Contains image of books being bound on a desk, with bookbinding tools. In the background are windows monogrammed ""TCC""
  16. Campbell, Fanny Fatzinger
    Image

    Black ink on off white paper. Armorial style design surmounted by boar's head on bar.
  17. Crow, Maurice and Edna
    Image | 1903

    Black ink on cream paper. A crow is perched on a stack of four books resting on a large open_file book. There are decorative interconnecting lines around the bookplate that emanate from a lit candle located under the books.
  18. Dickinson, James Taylor.
    Image

    Black ink on yellow paper. A winged female figure stands holding a large torch and a book. Descending down the right side of the bookplate is a cross, a lyre, a heart, a painting palette, an oil-burning lamp, and a theater mask.
  19. Elliott, Will M.
    Image

    Flowers and scrollwork around an open_file book within a heart. Black ink on beige paper.
  20. New Haven Free Public Library.
    Image | 1893

    Grey ink on off-white paper. Depicts the arched entrance to a building with books and a seal resting on the roof. This seal contains a sailing boat and an ancient soldier's head.
  21. Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Library.
    Image

    Northwestern University seal: Open book with Greek phrase and sunburst.
  22. Anderle, Franc
    Image | 1902

    Gold ink on beige paper. Contains 4-bar musical score above an image of a river valley, a bridge, and a telescope.
  23. Lapsley, Anna Welsh.
    Image | 1901

    Black ink on beige paper. Stylized eagle within a wreath-and-ribbon frame. Owner's name on a banner across the bottom of the bookplate.
  24. Neilson, Howard S.
    Image

    Black ink on ivory paper. Highly decorative background in Roycroft style with a monk holding a scroll in the center.
  25. Library of Congress
    Image

    Grey ink on beige paper with American eagle with wings spread situated above a circular seal.
  26. Library of Congress. Smithsonian deposit.
    Image

    Grey ink on beige paper with American eagle with wings spread situated above a circular seal.
  27. Department of Justice
    Image

    Gilt embossed black band.
  28. Department of Justice
    Image

    Light blue ink on beige colored paper.
  29. Department of Justice Library
    Image

    Light blue ink on beige colored paper
  30. Arizona Territorial Library
    Image

    Oval ink stamp (purple/blue) centered on torn paper (slightly affecting stamp)
  31. California State Library
    Image

    Textual form within potenté border with oak motif corner pieces.
  32. Colorado State Library
    Image

    Purple ink, shield-shaped stamp.
  33. Colorado. Supreme Court. Law Library.
    Image

    Purple ink on beige colored paper.
  34. Colorado. Supreme Court.
    Image

    Diamond-shaped beige paper containing a circular stamp in brown ink.
  35. Connecticut State Library
    Image | 1901

    Grey ink on white paper containing the seal of Connecticut superimposed over images of a large building, a house, a tree and two scrolls. The originator's name is encased by border of acorns.
  36. Connecticut State Library
    Image | 1901

    Blue ink on beige paper containing the seal of Connecticut.
  37. Delaware. State Library. Law Department.
    Image

    Black ink on green paper with a thin double border. The inner border is considerably thinner than the outer.
  38. Delaware. State Library. Law Department.
    Image

    Black ink on green paper with a thin double border. The inner border is considerably thinner than the outer.
  39. Delaware. State Library. Miscellaneous Department.
    Image

    Black ink on red paper with a thin double border. The inner border is considerably thinner than the outer.
  40. Delaware. State Library. Miscellaneous Department.
    Image

    Black ink on red paper with a thin double border. The inner border is considerably thinner than the outer.