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[Bookplate for Edmund Maskelyne]
[Bookplate for Edmund Maskelyne]
Title[Bookplate for Edmund Maskelyne]
Date Created[between 1730 and 1769]
Sort Date1769
DescriptionIn black ink, this chippendale-style bookplate consists of an escutcheon, sable (black), charged with a fess, or (gold) and engrailed, and three escallopes, two over one. The escutcheon is crested by a wreath and a demi-lion, holding an escallope between its two paws. The originator's name is framed within the chippendale floral decoration below the escutcheon.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 7.7 x 9.9 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesMaskelyne, Edmund
TypeStill Image
NotesThis bookplate likely belongs to Edmund Maskelyne of Basset Down House in Wiltshire, and Purton. He was baptized 9 August 1728, and died in 1775. He was married twice. He doesn't appear to have had children with either wife.
1) Burke's Landed Gentry (1937) under "Story-Maskelyne (now Arnold-Forster) of Basset Down, " on page 1548.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P M375
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_M375
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P M375
Date Available2008
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptEdmund Maskelyne Esqr.
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