Bookplate of Henry Coape
of Duffield, Derbyshire
This bookplate is know to exist in the following books:
1643. Sulpitii Severi Opera omnia quae Extant SULPICE SEVERE. Bookplate of Henry Coape.
1715. Works of Mr Edmund Spenser. Bookplate of Henry Coape. Later inscription of H & E Stamford. Later bookplate of James Stamford Caldwell.
1724. Jaques Saurin, Sermons. Bookplate of Henry Coape.
|1635. Sermons Preached by the Right Reverend Father Hugh Latimer. By Thomas Coates, published in London. Signature of Henry Coape but without his bookplate. Signature of Mary Bock. Later bookplate of James Stamford Caldwell.|
|No date. Wits Commonwealth. No bookplate but signature 'Henry Coape his book' Other names Robert (Tazzey?), Sarah Harvey, Miss E Turner, Thomas Kerr, John Gerrard [possibly the Elizabethan Jesuit priest 1564-1637].|
Some books with Henry Coape's bookplate would have come from the Linley Wood library after having been inherited by Elizabeth Caldwell and her sister Hanah Stamford. Many of the Linley Wood library books were distributed among family members in 1913 but the majority were dispersed in 1949 when Capt CH Heath-Caldwell sold the Linley Wood estate. At this time some of the more valuable books were sent for auction at Sothebys however the majority were sold at the auction of the contents of the house which was held at Linley Wood. I have over the years been able to buy back a number of these books which have come up for sale on the internet. If you have any books with this bookplate I would be very pleased to hear from you (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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