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in graphite by later hands, upper paste-down upper right: 60-13-15; center: Earl of Derby, Knowsley Hall SCM (underlined); lower center: pp. 45-46 old repair / p. 157 Angles and Little Fish / p. 189 - repair, sewn! / p. 46 -" "; first free endpaper, upper right: 1a 175; center: The plates served as models for the makers / of Chelsea porcelain in the 18th century. / The verses beneath them are by Th[s?] Ap[hia?] Beh[?]m.]; last page verso in brown ink: Thomas Stone; crossed out: Ever / very / (not deciphered)


Thomas Stone (early name on leaf Ppp2v). Earl of Derby (armorial bookplate); (Marlborough Rare Books, 1960); Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, Boston; (sale, Christie's New York, 20 June 2013, no. 355); purchased 2013 by NGA.