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