• Created Date
  • 1907-1907
  • Description
  • Armorial. Ownership. 105x90 mm. EMERSON / LONGFELLOW / WHITTIER / ALCOTT | HOLMES / HAWTHORNE / LOWELL / THOREAU / [on base of monument:] HERE ONCE THE EMBATTLED FARMERS STOOD, AND FIRED THE SHOT HEARD ROUND THE WORLD / [on ring:] OLD BOOKS | OLD PRINTS / OLD FRIENDS | "A Good Book / is the / Precious Life Blood / of a / Master Spirit." / EX-LIBRIS / FREDERICK WILLIS / DAVIS / BROOKLYN, N.Y. / 1907. Open book. On left, Patriotic monument; On r... more
    Armorial. Ownership. 105x90 mm. EMERSON / LONGFELLOW / WHITTIER / ALCOTT | HOLMES / HAWTHORNE / LOWELL / THOREAU / [on base of monument:] HERE ONCE THE EMBATTLED FARMERS STOOD, AND FIRED THE SHOT HEARD ROUND THE WORLD / [on ring:] OLD BOOKS | OLD PRINTS / OLD FRIENDS | "A Good Book / is the / Precious Life Blood / of a / Master Spirit." / EX-LIBRIS / FREDERICK WILLIS / DAVIS / BROOKLYN, N.Y. / 1907. Open book. On left, Patriotic monument; On right, text with coat of arms. Escutcheon: ermine, a chevron gules (red) between three cinqfoils. Crest: a demi lion rampant between his paws a cinqfoil. Motto: Quo fata vocant (Whither the fates call). less
  • Rights
  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277