HOWARD. Armorial bookplate of The Hon. Hugh Howard [1761-1840]


HOWARD. An attractive armorial bookplate which dates from circa 1776 when Howard acquired the title Honourable as his father, Ralph Howard, became the 1st Viscount Wicklow. The 124 x 93 mm bookplate uses the crest of a stiff tailed lion which also appears on the arms of the Earls of Carlisle and other elements of the quarterings are similar,    feb17/3