FRANKS BEQUEST. CATALOGUE OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN BOOK PLATES BEQUEATHED TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM BY SIR AUGUSTUS WOLLASTON FRANKS.

(Bookplates).

Three volumes.

  • London: British Museum, 1904.
  • tall 8vo.
  • cloth.
  • xii,458; (iv),443+(1); (vi),387+(1) pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $350.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 35538

Fuller p.53. Descriptions of 32,966 identified bookplates with name, engraver and date given along with a statement of style. Followed by descriptions of 200 additional plates which were not identified and various other plates grouped by royality, universities, booksellers, clubs, etc. Also includes an heraldic index to the anonymous plates. Very scarce and important reference set. Rubbing to covers. Bumped corners. Spine of volume 1 is detached from rear hinge.

FRANKS BEQUEST. CATALOGUE OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN BOOK PLATES BEQUEATHED TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM BY SIR AUGUSTUS WOLLASTON FRANKS. E. R. J. Gambier Howe.