Book-Plate of David Garrick

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Signed "I Wood in et sc" and showing the name of the actor in an escutcheon which is topped by a bust of Shakespeare. Underneath, a French sentence taken from the fourth volume of the "Menagiana", the conversations of Gilles Ménage (1613-1692) advising one to read a borrowed book immediately to be able to give it back as quickly as possible, beginning "La premiere chose.". Print maker: John Wood, English, died ca. 1780. Made in: England. Date: 1750s. Record ID: chndm_1944-83-13.

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