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Entries Tagged as 'Bookplates'

Bookplate of John Vardon

October 17th, 2017 · No Comments

One of the pleasures of editing the Cheshire Heraldry website over the years is that I have benefited from speaking to and corresponding with many people who share my enthusiasm and one such person is Philip Beddows of the City of London who very kindly sent the bookplate of John Vardon to add to my […]

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Thomas Henry Noel-Hill

March 22nd, 2017 · Comments Off on Thomas Henry Noel-Hill

Some time ago I was privileged to be able to view a manuscript/book housed in the Shrewsbury museum (I call it the Cole Manuscript) and here is but one of the many photographs I took. Cole & Sons were heraldic painters/stationers based in Shrewsbury during the 19th and early 20th centuries and this is the bookplate of […]

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Bookplate Society Complains

January 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on Bookplate Society Complains

Bookplate Society Complains; I copy below a Press release penned by the Chairman of The Bookplate Society as a complaint against The National Library of Scotland. In my humble opinion, use the headline Scottish Avarice was perhaps a little misguided when the complaint is not directed against the Scots in general but the National Library […]

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Bookplate Baron Bingley

November 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bookplate Baron Bingley

I received the bookplate of George Richard Lane Fox, 1st Baron Bingley, a while ago as a gift from Steve Slater (for which grateful thanks have been extended) and have only just got round to adding it to my albums so I thought it appropriate to post it here as well. Lieutenant-Colonel George Richard Lane-Fox, […]

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Thomas Arthington Esq – Bookplate

August 13th, 2015 · Comments Off on Thomas Arthington Esq – Bookplate

The latest addition to my collection is the bookplate of Thomas Arthingron Esq (F. 753  Size: 10.5 x 8cm) from the Greenwood Album* An 18th c. bookplate of Thomas Arthingron Esq of Arthington Yorkshire. The Arthingtons were around in the 12th century , when Peter de Arthington gave a grant to fund the establishment of a Cluniac nunnery. The seal of Arthington […]

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Gerald Lysaght Bookplate for sale at £100

July 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Gerald Lysaght Bookplate for sale at £100

I have only recently become familiar with the world of armorial bookplates and have embarked upon a small and growing collection of my own however, some desirable plates are, I confess, way beyond my purse. Presently for sale on Ebay is the bookplate of Gerald Lysaght, a major backer of the tragic 1921 – 22 […]

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Anthony Gosselin Trower Bookplate

July 9th, 2015 · Comments Off on Anthony Gosselin Trower Bookplate

I received a very pleasant surprise in the post this morning from Steve Slater who had been sent a number of bookplates from the family of a Mr. A. G. Trower of Stanstead Bury near Ware in Hertfordshire; apparently the family have been there for a couple of centuries. Although far removed from Cheshire, Steve […]

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Two new bookplates added to the Gallery

November 26th, 2014 · Comments Off on Two new bookplates added to the Gallery

The latest acquisitions to be added to the Cheshire Heraldry Gallery:

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Bookplate of Henry Valentine Stafford-Jerningham, 9th Baron Stafford

November 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Bookplate of Henry Valentine Stafford-Jerningham, 9th Baron Stafford

New to the collection. Ex Libris Henrici Baronis de Stafford. Very finely engraved full armorial with two crests, all within the name garter and surmounted by a baron’s coronet. Not in the Franks Collection. Signed (at each end of the motto scroll) CAB in ligature and OJ monogram. Biographical info: Henry Valentine Stafford-Jerningham, 9th Baron […]

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Armorial Bookplate – William Craig

May 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on Armorial Bookplate – William Craig

Recently acquired – the bookplate of William Craig (1745-1813), Scottish judge and litterateur, see in Oxford DNB. Probably a cadet of Craig of Riccartoune (Lyon Register Volume 1, page 130 1672 – 1694) 

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