Bookplate of Charles Yorke (1722-1770)

Bookplate of Charles Yorke, son of Philip Yorke, Earl of Hardwicke, and Lord Chancellor in Rockingham's administration, from a copy of Joseph Butler's Analogy of religion. During the course of his career Yorke was involved in the repeal of the Stamp Act in the American colonies, and in drafting a constitution for the province of Quebec.

Given by Herbert Somerton Foxwell.