Lot 22: Charles Cornwallis Bookplate
12th July 2017
Leading English general (1738–1805) who fought against Washington during the American Revolution and was finally defeated at Yorktown. Rare bookplate of Charles Cornwallis, 3.75 x 4.75, featuring a coat of arms with the motto “Virtus Vincit Invidiam” and name “Marquis Cornwallis." In fine condition, with two small tape remnants to reverse.
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