Incunabula: bookplates, stamps and labels index
Alphabetical listing by name (surname order) of books with bookplates, stamps and labels. These names are also found in the main provenances index. Anonymous bookplates are listed at the end.
Please note, this listing does not include the bookplates of common collections at the University of Glasgow (eg. Hunterian Museum, David Murray, Stirling Maxwell etc).
Amberg (Bavaria), Franciscans, S. Bernardinus Senensis
T.C.L. f.9 (stamp)
Anstruther, John, Sir (d. 1799)
Second baronet of Anstruther; politician.
BD7-b.7 (armorial bookplate (Franks 616))
Astorga, Marqués de
Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex
167526 (armorial bookplate); An-y.26 (armorial bookplate); An-y.40 (armorial bookplate); BD7-c.7 (item 1) & BD7-c.7 (item 2) (armorial bookplate); BD7-c.10 (armorial bookplate); BD7-d.8 (armorial bookplate); BD7-d.20 (armorial bookplate); BD7-d.21 (armorial bookplate); BD9-a.12 (armorial bookplate); BD9-b.2 (armorial bookplate); BD9-b.7 (armorial bookplate); BD9-e.4 (armorial bookplate); Eg6-d.18 (armorial bookplate)
Bain, Andrew (1844-1926)
Founder of Clydesdale Iron Works: engraved bookplate on front pastedown "... Given to the Mitchell Library, with other books - by Andrew Bain, Glentower, Hunter’s Quay - in Memory of his Father Andrew Bain, Printer 1810-1858 ...".
Beaupré, Jean-Nicolas (ca. 1792-1869)
Magistrate and antiquary, Nancy.
Berlin, Royal Library
BD9-d.20 (circular stamp)
Blomefield, Francis (1705-1752)
Topographical historian and Church of England clergyman
Cn.1.2 (armorial bookplate)
Boutourlin, Dimitrij Petrovich (1763-1829), Count
An-y.24 (armorial bookplate)
Breslau (Silesia), Augustinian Canons Regular -- see Wrocław/Breslau (Silesia), Augustinian Canons Regular
British Library -- see London, British Museum
British Museum -- see London, British Museum
Brockett, John Trotter (1788-1842)
Capuchins, Naples, S. Ephrem and B.V.M. -- see Naples, Capuchins, S. Ephrem and B.V.M.
Cavaleri, Michele (ca. 1813 - ca. 1875)
Lawyer and founder of a private museum in Milan (cf. Needham IPI).
Cheney, Edward (1803-1884)
Of Badger Hall, Shropshire
An-y.41 (armorial bookplate)
Colladon-Martin, Jean Antoine (1755-1830)
Swiss pharmacist and chemist
An-y.10 (book label)
Compton, J., Rev. (19th century)
Mu7-x.5 (armorial bookplate)
Cortina, Joaquín Gómez de la (1808-1868)
1st Marqués de Morante
An-x.13 (armorial bookplate)
Crawford, William Horatio (1815-1888)
Of Lakelands, Cork
Creuzer, Georg Friedrich (1771-1858)
Philologist and professor at Marburg and Heidelberg
160826 (book stamp)
Cunliffe, Ellis, Sir, Bt. (1717-1767)
Merchant and M.P. for Liverpool.
Diemert, Georges (early 19th-century)
Douai, Bibliothèque Municipale
Duhem, Pierre Maurice Marie (1861-1916)
Professor of Theoretical Physics at Bordeaux
Dunn, George (1865-1912), of Woolley Hall, Maidenhead
Euing, William (1788-1874)
Glasgow insurance broker; see Euing collection description.
Florence, Olivetans, S. Miniato al Monte
Bf.3.6, 7 (ownership stamped in blind with metal type)
Fox, Charles James (1749-1806)
Bx.3.2 (armorial bookplate)
François, J. Ladimir -- see Ladimir, Jules
G., L. -- see L.G.
Glasgow, Free Church College Library (later Trinity College Library)
Glasgow, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons
RCPSG: Bookstore BAR (two armorial bookplates); RCPSG: Bookstore BER (two armorial bookplates); RCPSG: Bookstore SER (two armorial bookplates); RCPSG: Bookstore IBN(1) (two armorial bookplates); RCPSG: Bookstore IBN(2) (two armorial bookplates)
Gómez, Joaquín, de la Cortina -- see Cortina, Joaquín Gómez de la
Graz, Observant Franciscans
Dq-a.16 (oval book stamp)
H., T., -- see T. H.
Hacker, Joannes (fl. 1622)
BD15-i.23 (woodcut label with armorial shield, hand coloured)
Hall, Peter (19th century)
BD7-d.10 (armorial bookplate)
Hardinge, Nicholas (1699-1758)
Neo-Latin poet and politician
Bv.1.12 (armorial bookplate)
Harvey, George C. (d. before 1885)
Heber, Richard (1774-1833)
Hoblyn Robert (1710-1756)
Bh.2.3 (armorial bookplate (Franks 14910))
Holzinger, J.B. (fl. 1882)
Hotchkis, Leonard (d. 1754)
Headmaster of Shrewsbury School
Hotson, James (fl. 1837-1890)
Huzard, Jean-Baptiste (1755-1838)
Ag-x.13 (book stamp)
Inglis, John Bellingham (1780-1870)
Kloss, Georg Franz Burkhard (1787-1854)
L. G. (16th century)
Ladimir, Jules (19th century)
E.1939.65.1439 (printed label)
Landshut (Bavaria), Franciscans, SS. Petrus & Paulus (dissolved 1802)
167526 (printed label)
London, British Museum
Los-Rios, François de (1727-1820)
Bookseller in Lyon
Bx.3.14 (book label)
M., S. M. -- see S. M. M.
Maitland, Thomas, Lord Dundrennan (1792-1851)
BD7-c.16 (armorial bookplate)
Manzoni, Giacomo (1816-1889)
Martius, Carl Friedrich Philipp von (1794-1868)
McGrigor, Alexander Bennett (1827-1891)
Sp Coll 1881 (circular armorial bookplate)
Millard, James Elwin (1823-1894)
Morante, 1st Marqués de -- see Cortina, Joaquín Gómez de la
Munich, Royal Library (now Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)
Museo Cavaleri -- see Cavaleri, Michele
Naples, Capuchins, S. Ephrem and B.V.M. (founded 1572, suppressed 1863)
BC33-d.8 (item 1: book stamp)
North, Frederic, Hon. (1766-1827)
5th Earl of Guilford
BD12-a.12 (armorial bookplate)
Ogle, Maurice, & Son
Booksellers, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow (1832-1871)
167530 (binder's ticket)
Olschki, Leo Samuel (1861-1940)
Padua, unidentified library
Mu36-a.12 (book stamp)
Parr, Samuel (1747-1825)
BD9-d.1 (book label)
Peiresc, Nicolas-Claude Fabri de (1580-1637)
Bl9-g.25 (woodcut monogram stamp)
Pelplin, Poland: Seminarium Episcopale
BD7-c.1 (item1: book label)
Petershausen, near Konstanz, S. Gregorius Magnus, Benedictines
Philadelphia, College of Physicians Library
Polling, diocese of Augsburg, Augustinian Canons, SS. Jacobus, Salvator et Crux (dissolved 1803)
Dn-a.3-5 (printed bookplates)
Prague, Royal Academy Library
Dn-b.7, 8 (circular bookstamp)
Pype/Pipe, Richard (16th century?)
BD9-e.12 (book stamp)
By.2.20 (book stamp)
Rabaut-Pommier, Jacques Antoine (1744-1820)
BD7-e.8 (book stamp)
Rappaport, Carl Ewald (firm founded 1906)
Ah-x.12 (bookseller's label)
Rawa -- see L.G.
Rawicz -- see L.G.
Regensburg, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Emmeramus
BD9-c.8 (armorial bookplate)
Robert de Saint-Victor, Louis (1738-1822)
Counseiller au Parlement de Normandie.
251612 (armorial bookplate)
Rutherfurd (19th century)
Captain, Royal Engineers
BC17-x.1 (item 1: book label)
S. Ephrem and B.V.M. -- see Naples, Capuchins, S. Ephrem and B.V.M.
S. M. M. (16th/17th century)
An-y.19 (woodcut book stamp)
Saint-Victor, [Louis] Robert de -- see Robert de Saint-Victor, Louis
Sanvitale, Alessandro, Conte (d. 1804)
Sanvitale, Stefano, Conte (1764-1838)
Schefold, Johann Franz (1750-1828)
Af-f.81 (label and stamp)
Schöttgen, Johann Christian (1687-1751)
BC14-a.1 (item 1: engraved bookplate); BC14-a.1 (item 2: engraved bookplate); BC14-a.1 (item 3: engraved bookplate); BC14-a.1 (item 4: engraved bookplate); BC14-a.1 (item 5: engraved bookplate); BC14-a.1 (item 6: engraved bookplate)
Schweier, Amadeo -- see Svajer, or Schweier, Amadeo
Shipperdson, Edward (1780-1855)
Of Pittington Hall Garth, Co. Durham
E.1939.65.1428 (armorial bookplate (Franks 26774))
SMAV -- see Varese, Franciscan monastery of Sancta Maria Annunciata, near Lake Como
Smith, Joseph (1674-1770)
Spencer, Charles, 3rd Earl of Sunderland (1675-1722)
See ODNB, S. De Ricci, 'English collectors of books & manuscripts, 1530-1930', p. 39, and 'Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana: sale catalogue of the truly important and very extensive library of printed books known as the Sunderland or Blenheim Library. The fifth portion' (London: 1883).
E.1939.65.1430 (armorial bookplate with motto: "From the Sunderland Library, Blenheim Palace. Purchased, March, 1883, by Bernard Quaritch, 15 Piccadilly, London")
Sussex, Duke of -- see Augustus Frederick (1773-1843)
Stockton-Hough, John (1845-1900)
Strahan, William (18th century)
Strangford, Percy Clinton Sydney Smythe, 6th Viscount -- see Smythe, Percy Clinton Sydney
Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Kgl. Öffentliche Bibliothek
Founded in Ludwigsburg 1765 by Duke Karl Eugen, moved to Stuttgart 1777
Sunderland Library -- see Spencer, Charles, 3rd Earl of Sunderland
Svajer, or Schweier, Amadeo (1727-1791)
Of Augsburg, merchant-consul in Venice, art dealer
251615 (armorial bookplate (Bragaglia 864-6))
Sykes, Mark Masterman, Sir (1771-1823)
Syston Park Library, Lincolnshire
T. H. (19th century)
An-y.39 (bookplate with monogram)
Taylor, John (1704-1766)
Bf.2.1 (armorial bookplate)
Thorold, Sir John Hayford (1773-1831) -- see Syston Park Library, Lincolnshire
Tibaldi, Francisci -- see Tibaldus, Franciscus
Tibaldus, Franciscus (17th/18th century)
Bg.1.16 (book label)
Trotter Brockett, John -- see Brockett, John Trotter
Unidentified -- see Anonymous, listed at end
Varese, Franciscan monastery of Sancta Maria Annunciata, near Lake Como
For the identification of the Varese library stamp “SMAV” see Andrew G. Watson, Review of C.E. Wright 'Fontes Harleiani : a study of the sources of the Harleian collection of manuscripts..., in Journal of the Society of Archivists', 4 (1973) pp. 603-609.
T.C.L. e3 (bookstamp)
Webb, Philip Carteret (1702-1770)
Weihenstephan, near Freising (Bavaria), Benedictines
(founded 1021, dissolved 1803)
T.C.L. f65 (armorial bookplate)
White, Thomas Holt (1724-1797)
An-y.38 (book label)
Williams, John, Rev. (1798-1873)
An-y.9 (armorial bookplate)
Wilson, Mathew (1730-1802)
Of Eshton Hall
An-y.31 (armorial bookplate)
Wrocław/Breslau (Silesia), Augustinian Canons Regular
167514 (printed label)
Yemeniz, Nicolas (1783-1871)
An-y.34 (book label)
Young, Thomas Patrick (1727-1778)
Bw.2.1 (armorial bookplate)
Ah-a.30: evidence of a heavily erased octagonal(?) book stamp (approximately 42 x 21 mm.) on lower margin of a2r.
BC33-e.21: indistinctly printed oval armorial bookstamp with coronet on a1r.
BD9-e.1: unidentified book stamps: two oval books stamps both so heavily inked and smudged as to be illegible.
Be.1.12 (item 2): armorial bookstamp on [h7r] (leaf [75r]) - a shield bearing three lions rampant and a sceptre(?) surmounted by a mitre and crosier.
Bv.2.12: unidentified owner (18th century): an unidentified embossed coat of arms (approximately 132 x 110 mm) is visible beneath the front pastedown.
Bx.3.26: unidentified Italian book stamp in black.
By.1.8: affixed to [a1r] is a paper label containing an unidentified printed monogram.
By.2.19: unidentified, small oval book stamp (heavily washed out).
By.3.16: unidentified book stamp in red.
Dq-a.1, 2: unidentified, three oval ownership stamps, erased.
Mu6-x.16: illegible, oval -shaped early library stamp.