[Heraldic bookplates collected by David H Graham, and commissioned by people of surnames beginning with E. 1700-1800s?]


Arranged alphabetically according to the name of the person for whom the plate was made.

Contains plates made for:

William Earle. Plain armorial, with a horse’s head as blazon. There are three escallop inside the shield.

East India United Service Club. Seal Armorial surrounded by garter (belt/buckle motif) with tudor crown as blazon/ Inside the seal, a salient lion holding the crown. Motto: Concordia Crescimus - We increase harmony

Anthony Eden. Motto: Si sit Prudentia - If there be prudence. Plain armorial with an armoured arm holding a shealth of wheat. Inside the shiel are three shealths of wheat and on a chevron three escallop.

John Lodge Ellerton. Plain armorial with two blazon. Motto: Spero Infestis Metuo Secundis - "I am hopeful in times of danger; I am fearful when things are going well." Very busy shield with martlett birds in a bend, fleur-de-lis, a fess with martlets above and below, a salient lion, and double chevron with stags heads between them. As blazons, the first a reindeer trippant with a wreath of oak leaves; the second a demi-lion embellished with fleur-de-lis, and holding a cross patree fitched.

Henry Thomas Ellicombe. Plain armorial with motto: Nullis Fraus Tuta Laterbris - fraud is safe in no hiding place. As blazon, a stag’s head, with a mural crown around it and chained. On the shield, three stag, courant around an embattled chevron.

Nathanael Ellison. Plain armorial with two blazon: On the left, a griffin’s head; on the right a demi-lion holding a weathervane/arrows/lightening rays? On the shield, three griffins either side of the chevron, a bend, a six pointed star, and what looks like curly tails of a serpent.

Nathanael Ellison. Festoon and spade shield armorial with a griffin’s head as blazon, and three griffin heads either side of a chevron.

Samuel Enderby. Crest Armorial of a whaling harpooner in the act of striking

James Espinasse. Plain armorial with a boar’s head, run through with a spear, above it the motto : Perseverando – persevere. In the shield a roundel above an inverted chevron, a fess of three roundel, and a fleur-de-lis between two bars. Below a second motto: Non Eget Integer - The man with integrity has no wants.

Eton College. Arms in an oval, two cherubic angel supporters, foliage, etc, 18th C. In the shield, a fleur-de-lis, three lily flowers, and a statant lion. There is open open book as blazon.

Thomas William Evans. Armorial – with boar’s head as blazon, sitting on a plate. On the shield, lions rampant regardant, lion’s heads,, a rampant lion, and a shealth of wheat.

Quantity: 11 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Engravings, etchings

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The Graham Bookplate Collection; bookplates collected by David H Graham. [1500-1950s] / [Heraldic bookplates collected by David H Graham commissioned for persons whose surnames begin with D, E or F. 1700-1900s]
11 b&w art print(s), Bookplates, Engravings, Engravings, etchings
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