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Armorial Bookplate – Edward Pery Buckley

Description

The Works of Sterne in ten volumes, 1780

Edward Pery Buckley was of Woolcombe Hall, Dorset, and Minestead Lodge, Hampshire. He was born in 1760, the son of Pery Buckley and Martha the daughter of William Batt. He was a Lt Colonel in the South-West Hampshire militia and married in 1782 Georgina, daughter of John West, Earl de la Warr, lady of the bedchamber to the daughters of George III. For thirty years he was first equerry and later groom of the bedchamber in the royal household. He died in 1840.

Arms:

Argent a chevron between three bulls’ heads caboshed Sable

BUCKLEY

impaling

Argent a fess dancetty Sable WEST

Crest:

From a ducal coronet Or a bulls’ heads Argent

History

The item was purchased in 1986 with bookplates in all ten volumes.

Accession number

CCWSH:0276a-j

Date

1780

Author

Laurence Sterne

Publisher

Printed for W. Strahan, J. Rivington & Sons and nine others

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