Catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the trustees of the British Museum by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks / by E.R.J. Gambier Howe.
- Additional Title(s):
At head of title: Franks bequest
- London : Printed by Order of the Trustees, Sold at the British Museum, 1903-1904
- Physical Description:
- 3 v. : facsims. ; 25 cm
- Reference LibraryZ994 E5 B75 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- 35,098 plates described (name, date, engraver, style).
Preface by Sidney Colvin, keeper of the prints and drawings.
AOB copy 1 supplemented with additional typescript pages, many with handwritten notations, and rebound into 5 vols.: v. 1. A-C -- v. 2. D-G -- v. 3. H-Paston -- v. 4. Paston-S -- v. 5. T-Z. Supplements.
AOB copy 2 bears ex libris of Gunnar De Trönnberg.
AOB copy 3 bears ex libris of Warren Hiram Lowenhaupt.
AOB copy 3 bears ex libris of compiler E.R.J. Gambier Howe.
AOB copy 4 signed: Irene Dwen Andrews. London. Aug. 1926.
- Subject Terms:
- Andrews, Irene Dwen, 1892- -- Autograph (AOB copy 4)Book collectors.Bookplates -- Specimens.Bookplates, American -- Catalogs.Bookplates, British -- Catalogs.British Museum. Department of Prints and Drawings -- Catalogs.De Trönnberg, Gunnar, baron -- Bookplate (AOB copy 2)Howe, E. R. J. Gambier (Edward Russell James Gambier) -- (AOB copy 3)Lowenhaupt, Warren Hiram, 1891-1967 -- Bookplate (AOB copy 3)
- v. 1. A-G
- v. 2. H-R
- v. 3. S-Z. Supplements.