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Swan Marks, vol I

Swan Marks, vol I
mid 20th century
Level of description
Extent and format
Half leather binding, tan, with red boards.
Scope and content
Inside front cover ‘Swan-marks/ Vol. I / Revised version’.
At beginning, list of contents of vols I-IX.

This volume contains full descriptions and analysis of three British Library (formerly British Museum) rolls: Add. MS 6301; Add. MS 23732; Add. MS 4977.

Lists and illustrates marks using a personal (Ticehurst) system – thus within BL Add MS 6301 each mark given a unique number according to place on page, eg ‘6301.36.B3’.

A name index (of owners of swan marks) at end of volume.

Illustrations include:
Drawings and ‘sketch-facsimile’ drawings of swan marks, including some in colours, for example from BL Add. MS 23732.
Ticehurst, Norman Frederic (1873-1969), surgeon, ornithologist and historian of swan marks
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