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Sir Christopher Hatton's Book of Seals (Bookplate of Matilda Constance Ismay - sister-in-law Bruce Ismay)

£45.00

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1942. Volume XV for the two years ended 31 December 1942. This book was presented to Frank Merry Stenton by his friends and pupils on the occassion of his seventieth Birthday.
This book has the personal book plate of Matilda Constance Ismay (1877, New York -1963, England) who was the sister-in-law of Bruce Ismay (1862-1939), chairman and managing director of the White Star Line. He attracted severe moral opprobrium and was ostracised after the Titanic disaster. Not only was he in no small part responsible for the lack of provision of lifeboats, but he was among the survivors, notwithstanding the loss of many women and children. Daughters of George Richard Schieffelin and Julia Matilda née Delaplaine, the two Schieffelin sisters, Matilda Constance Schieffelin and Julia Florence Schieffelin, married two Ismay brothers, Charles Bower Ismay (1874 - 1924) and Joseph Bruce Ismay. Matilda married Charles in New York in 1900. She is buried at Haselbech, near Kettering, Northamptonshire.
Very good condition. Green cloth boards have a few splashes along the bottom edge of the front cover. The book plate is inside the front cover. First and last free endpapers are tanned. The rest of the text is in clean condition.

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Author(s):
Lewis C Loyd, Doris Mary Stenton (editors)
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
457
Publisher:
Northamptonshire Record Society
Title:
Sir Christopher Hatton's Book of Seals (Bookplate of Matilda Constance Ismay - sister-in-law Bruce Ismay)

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1942. Volume XV for the two years ended 31 December 1942. This book was presented to Frank Merry Stenton by his friends and pupils on the occassion of his seventieth Birthday.
This book has the personal book plate of Matilda Constance Ismay (1877, New York -1963, England) who was the sister-in-law of Bruce Ismay (1862-1939), chairman and managing director of the White Star Line. He attracted severe moral opprobrium and was ostracised after the Titanic disaster. Not only was he in no small part responsible for the lack of provision of lifeboats, but he was among the survivors, notwithstanding the loss of many women and children. Daughters of George Richard Schieffelin and Julia Matilda née Delaplaine, the two Schieffelin sisters, Matilda Constance Schieffelin and Julia Florence Schieffelin, married two Ismay brothers, Charles Bower Ismay (1874 - 1924) and Joseph Bruce Ismay. Matilda married Charles in New York in 1900. She is buried at Haselbech, near Kettering, Northamptonshire.
Very good condition. Green cloth boards have a few splashes along the bottom edge of the front cover. The book plate is inside the front cover. First and last free endpapers are tanned. The rest of the text is in clean condition.

Author(s):
Lewis C Loyd, Doris Mary Stenton (editors)
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
457
Publisher:
Northamptonshire Record Society
Title:
Sir Christopher Hatton's Book of Seals (Bookplate of Matilda Constance Ismay - sister-in-law Bruce Ismay)

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