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Entries Tagged as 'Bookplates'

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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Moreton Armorial Bookplate

March 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Moreton Armorial Bookplate

Latest addition to the collection is the bookplate of William Moreton A.M. As recorded in the Cheshire Visitations Morton of MortonArms: Quarterly –1 & 4 Argent, a greyhound courant Sable2 & 3 Gules, a cross engrailed Ermine [Macclesfield]Crest: A wolf’s head couped Argent, collared with a wreath Argent and Vert.  

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