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Thirty bookplates, dated between 1779-1806 each dated by hand. Decorated with heraldic or armorial detail. Text within  indicates handwritten notes:
D,3.3: Range of figures; 'Thos Andw Strange / Aedis Christi Alumnus'; 
D,3.4: Armorial shield hanging in tree; 'Berry Wing Armr / Ovenden Butcher Row Sc'; 
D,3.5: 'Sir John Frederick Bar'; 
D,3.6: Shield with initials held by putti; 'RB / R Blyth Sculp'; [1781 Robert Blyth]
D,3.7: Soldier in armour sitting by river; 'Gregorius Ludovicus Way'; 
D,3.8: Oval with beehive at centre; 'LABORE / BIBLIOTHECA / LUDWIGIANA'; 
D,3.9: Crucifix in landscape; 'CRUCIFEUIS [?] AMON MEUS'; 
D,3.10: Armorial shield hung in tree; 'W Ludocello Armr J.T.S. / R Overend delin & sculpt'; 
D,3.11: Ornate fram with books; 'W: Fragineau'; 
D,3.12: Armorial shield hung in tree; 'W Ludocello Armr J.T.S. / R Overend Delin & sculpt'; 
D,3.13: Britannia sat in library; 'BIBLIOTHECA COTT. SCHEDIANA'; 
D,3.14: Armorial detail against bookcase; 'Thos Robinson / Coll. Mert. Socius'; 1783
D,3.15: Armorial detail with banderole against bookcase; 'Saml Wegg Esqr'
D,3.16: Armorial detail with banderole against bookcase' 'Animus su aequus, quod petis hiec etc.'
D,3.17: Armorial detail with banderole against bookcase; 'Andrew Perrott Armiger / Clio'; 
D,3.18: Garter; 'Honi soit qui mal y pense / WS'; 
D,3.19: Ruins; 'J Bran AM.FSA / Coll Linc / Oxon / RB'; 
D,3.20: Armorial featuring bear; 'JOH JAC BAJERUS PH: E MED D'; [1802 (old)]
D,3.21: Scene of figures carrying off cornucopias of fruit and the marine herb samphire, ships in background, in border of thistle; [1784 / Boswell]
D,3.22: Brittania with several putti, who sit in an allegorical library interior, engaged in the arts; library interior designed by Vertue; 'Henrietta Cavedish Holles / Oxford and Mortimer / Given me by'
D,3.23: A woman with two small children, next to cornucopia of fruit, pointing to eye in sky; 'VIDET ET PROVIDET ECCL GALL LOND BIBLIOTHECA / Dmi Ex Dono / Annon Dom'; [1785 / for Names of the Donors of Books to the / French Library London]
D,3.24: Armorial decorated with garland by putti; 'Wm Bennet / HENSHAW SC'; 
D,3.25: A Scotsman playing the bagpipes; 'TACK TENT'; 
D,3.26: Armorial decorated with garland by putti; 'Wm Bennet / HENSHAW SC'; 
D,3.27: A rose; 'W. Cleland Moore'
D,3.28: A dove with oliver branch; 'UBI LIBERTA IBI PATRIA / Thomas Darch Esqr'; 
D,3.29: Armorial; 'LE COMTE DE CASTELLALFER'; 
D,3.30: Armorial 'SPERATE MISER CAVETE FELICES'; 
D,3.31: Armorial 'Arthur & Elizabeth Holdsworth Widdicomb'; 
D,3.32: 'TWL / Shelf / No / UN DIEL UN ROY UN COEU...'; 
- Production date
- 1779-1806 (circa)
Height: 134 millimetres (largest)
Height: 55 millimetres (smallest)
Width: 44 millimetres
Width: 75 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The bookplates are still kept in original folder.
D,3.7: Apparently designed by Gregory Lewis Way himself, river featured in image the River Way in Dorset.
D,3.22: Engraved by George Vertue c.1728 (we are grateful to Anthony Pincott for this information).
See Pincott for descriptions and references to various bookplates in this collection.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
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