Roxburghe garland

TitleRoxburghe garland
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1817
LibraryNew York Public Library
BindingContaining box bound in red goatskin with stamp 6 in gold
SignatureInscription on the front flyleaf: “To Archibald Constable Esqr. This copy of a very limited publication only designed for the Roxburghe Club being an admired lucubration of his countryman James Boswell, Esqr. is presented as a token of regard by his obliged and respectful servant. C. Lewis. 4 June 1825”. Inscription on the front flyleaf: “Given to me by Mr James Gibson Craig, who wished that the book should be in my grandfather’s family once more – January 29, 1884. Archibald Constable”
Call Number*KP (Roxburghe)
Abbey, John Roland (1894 - 1969) (Stamp 6)
Arms Two coats one above the other 1. Gules on a fess between three lozenges in chief and a ship in base argent a swallow volant gules (Abbey) 2. Paly or and gules a chief vair (Belcher) impaling Gules three martlets a bordure argent (Cairns) Legend JOHN : ROLAND : ABBEY
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