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Bookplate inside my book...

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GHeather Report 4 Apr 2013 14:34

I picked up a book from my local bookshop that sells new/second hand books, which I still have in my bookcase. It's called: "Julius Caesar, by John Buchan", quite an old hardback book. Inside is a bookplate with a picture, of a Castle, could be the Tower of London ? Also a river, probably the Thames. With the name of a person called: Francis & Cicely Phillips. I'm curious to know who this person could be ? Anyone with any information, please let me know, thanks.


eRRolSheep Report 4 Apr 2013 14:55

If you look online there are a number of booksellers selling a book about Napoleon (in French) with the same ex libris plate.
Might be worth getting in touch to see if anything is known?
Try this one...


GHeather Report 4 Apr 2013 14:58

Thanks ErrolSheep, Anyone else with info, please reply. :-)


Lyndi Report 4 Apr 2013 15:24

Check out Picton Castle and see if that's the one in the picture. There are pictures of it on Ancestry attached to a Francis Phillips.


GHeather Report 5 Apr 2013 17:43

Ok thanks Lyndi.