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BOOKPLATES BY BEILBY & BEWICK, A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY. Nigel Tattersfield
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BOOKPLATES BY BEILBY & BEWICK, A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.

London and New Castle: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 1999. large 8vo. hardcover, dust jacket. 384 pages. Forty years before the turn of the 18th century, a small, prestigious bookplate workshop was established, the likes of which were never to be seen again after its employment of one man: Thomas Bewick. To this day, the works of the bookplate shop of Beilby & Bewick are highly collectible and valued in the antiques world..... READ MORE

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                           CONTENTS

  Acknowledgements                                          ix
  On Asterisks, Currency, Coats of Arms and Illustrations   xi

1 Background                                                 1
2 Identification and tenninology                             9
3 Ghost bookplates                                          14
4 An Introduction to the Main List                          25
5 An Explanatory Note on the Beilby-BewickArchive           31

  THE MAIN LIST                                             35

  Appendix 1: unidentified bookplates                      261
  Appendix 2: a record of unascribed bookplates            262
  Appendix 3: blanks                                       263
  Appendix 4: the Hallgarth cyphers                        264
  Appendix 5: bookplates by John Bewick                    264
  Appendix 6: spurious Bewick bookplates                   267
  Notes                                                    273

  Abbreviations to notes                                   337
  Select Bibliography                                      339
  Index                                                    343