[Bookplate of] John Andrews’s Circulating Library

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Two classical figures stand on either side of a view of the interior of a library with its shelves filled with books and an arm chair on the right.  Putti are shown in the foreground and in the image in various stages of engagement with books. In the banner above the dome of the alcove in the library reads ‘Utile dulci’.

  • Printmaker: Shepperd, Joseph, d. 1787
  • Title: John Andrews’s Circulating Library / Shepperd fe.
  • Published: Calcutta : [The Library], 1774.

Catalog Record & Digital collection

File 66 774 J65

Acquired: January 2013