Boyne, William (1815 -1893)

William Boyne F.S.A. of Leeds was a collector of books on Yorkshire and a noted numismatist. Author of The Yorkshire Library: a bibliographical account of books on topography, tracts of the seventeenth century, and miscellaneous literature, relating to the County of York. London, 1869, Tokens issued in the seventeenth century in England, Wales and Ireland. London, 1858 and other books on tokens and coins. He died in Florence 18 November 1893. Part of his library was sold by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge 12 March 1867, his books & book prints 26 November 1868 and his Yorkshire library 11 December 1873.

Library Auction Details: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge (12 March 1867), (26 November 1868), (11 December 1873)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Boyne, William (1815-1893)  (Stamp 1) Title: Boyne, William (1815 - 1893) (Stamp 1)
Arms: Four bars per pale the dexter or and purpure the sinister gules and argent (Boyne); Azure a fleece pendant from a chief sable charged with three mullets argent (City of Leeds)
Motto: Wat sal be sal
Dimensions (height x width): 63mm x 64mm
Heraldic Charges: bars (4), Heraldic Charges: chief, Heraldic Charges: fleece, Heraldic Charges: mullets (3)