SHREWSBURY. An 18th century bookplate of the premier English Earldom.
SHREWSBURY. A large and elaborate armorial bookplate, 135 x 95 mm, of the premier English earldom. The Chippendale style of this engraving suggests this bookplate was used by George Talbot, the 14th Earl of Shrewsbury [1719-1787] who succeeded his father in 1743. The bookplate is pasted to old paper. aug2/4