Anthony Bave 1700/01-1738

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Anthony BAVE 1700/01-1738

Bave's bookplate (British Museum Franks Collection 1820)

Biographical Note

Son of Samuel Bave of Tickenham, Somerset. BA Queen's College, Oxford 1719, MA Emmanuel College, Cambridge 1725. He described himself in his will, and on his bookplate, as a Bachelor of Medicine, though no medical degree seems to be recorded; he practised as a physician in Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire.


Bave used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks 1820). The extent of his library is not known; in his brief will, he left all his belongings to his wife Mary.