Simon Aris fl.1720-1744

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Simon ARIS fl.1720-1744

Aris's bookplate (British Museum Franks Collection 684)


A lawyer of the Inner Temple, whose name appears in documents in the National Archives dated between 1720 and 1744, but has otherwise not been traced; he used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks 684). The extent and disposition of his library is not known.


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.