FRANKS BEQUEST. CATALOGUE OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN BOOK PLATES bequeathed to the trustees of the British Museum by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks. (3 volumes)
London.Printed by order of the trustees. 1903, 1904. Vol' I: x, 458 pp. Vol' II: 443 pp. Vol' III: 387 pp. Vol' I has a frontispiece with tissue guard. All volumes have black and white examples of book plates. Black and white publisher's blind panelled cloth with title and date in gilt to spine. 8vo. Bindings in good condition. Vol' II has some small bumps to the outer edges of the front board and to the head of spine. All volumes have some gentle pulling to the head and heel with no damage and some superficial scratches. Tissue guard to the frontispiece has some spotting and the initial pages to vols I and II have some discolouration from the endpapers. Previous owner's book plate to front end paste-down of all volumes. A very good set of this essential reference work.