Title:
Bookplate
Type of resource:
text
Material type:
Bookplate
Author:
Perkins, J. Frank
Date:
n.d.
Call number:
MS 4_3_1 Box 3
Institutional location:
University of Southampton Archives and Special Collections
Extent:
4 pages
License:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Bookworker:
University of Southampton
Profession(s):
Library
Address:
Building 36, University Rd, Southampton SO17 1BJ
Address geocoordinates:
50.933321,-1.3956288
Description:
In a collection of bindings, pastedowns and manuscript notes removed from books in the Southampton University Library during binding
Caption:
Walter Frank Perkins was a longtime collector of British agricultural books who gifted his collection of 17th to 19thc books and periodicals to the University Coillege of Southampton in 1846. This fragment includes his personal bookplate as well as a bookplate for the Perkins Agricultural Library. The work is possibly a volume of Mordant's Complete Stewart, 1761, whose inside covers offer a good example of rock pattern marbled paper.
Subject:
Agricultural History
Marbled paper
Eighteenth Century
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