De vitis Stephanorum

TitleDe vitis Stephanorum
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1683
AuthorsAlmeloveen T J ab
LibraryHenry E. Huntington Library
BindingBound in vellum with the stamp in gold on both covers
SignatureSignature on the front pastedown: “A.B. Beresford-Hope”; MS annotations throughout, possibly by the author
Unidentified Stamp
Crest A lion's head couped ducally crowned between two ostrich feathers. Initials J N J
Possibilities for Identification: 
It is assumed that the J of the initials stands for Johnson, but no further identification can be given at this stage. Crest matches that of the bookplate of R.A. Johnson [Franks 16561]. There is no J N J in Hazlitt’s Roll of honour. There is also nothing in Fairbairn’s Crests, nor in Papworth.
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