The Library Company of Baltimore Bookplate by S. Allardice, 1790 [Ex Libris]
by The Library Company of Baltimore, S. Allardice
1790. original. print. Good. 1790 original print Good The Library Company of Baltimore by S Allardice, 1790, 69 by 9 cm, used and mounted on a collector card Impressions from erased pencil notes along the top edge; near the top there are brittle ripples with several small tears Fincham tells us that Allardice was born in Scotland and apprenticed with Robert Scott He immigrated to Philadelphia and became a die sinker to the United State Mint This label, as Allen tells us, is the only example of the book-plate work of Allardice [ ] now at hand Allen goes on to say that the design is of no merit as a book-plate or an example of art Ouch While Fincham dates this label to 1790, the Maryland Historical Society says the Library Company of Baltimore was founded in 1797 (http://wwwmdhsorg/findingaid/library-company-baltimore-1795-1855-ms80) Someone is off by a few years Allen p 117, Fincham p 2 (Inventory #: 2099)
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