Tag archive: bookplates
A volume that just came in has a bookplate from George John, Earl of De la Warr. It depicts a wolf and a cockatrice on either side of the arms. Arthur Fox-Davies describes the cockatrice as “comparatively rare” in heraldry… continue reading »
Found this funny armorial bookplate inside a 1694 book on midwifery: Three yin-yang clover rampant on a shield that someone set on fire?