Andrew Coltée Ducarel

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Andrew Coltée Ducarel (1713–1785), Librarian of Lambeth Palace Library. Ducarel was educated at Eton College and then at Trinity College, Oxford (1731) and St John's College, Oxford (B.C.L. 1738; D.C.L. 1742). He worked as a civil lawyer at Doctors' Commons and from 1757 was Librarian at Lambeth Palace Library until his death. He was appointed commissary or "official" (i.e., an ecclesiastical judge) of the city and diocese of Canterbury by Archbishop Thomas Secker in December 1758.[1]

Ducarel became a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1737 and a fellow of the Royal Society in 1762.

His library was sold by Leigh & Sotheby's on 3 April 1786.[2]

Shelfmark W2/X-8-10
Andrew Coltée Ducarel. Series of above two hundred Anglo-Gallic, or Norman and Aquitain coins of the ... Kings of England; ... illustrated in twelve letters. 1757.
Inscription on verso of second front free endpaper: presented by the Author to the Library of the Dean & Chapter of Canterbury May 12 1759
Armorial binding stamp on front and back boards of Ducarel (argent, three lozenges gules, with a cockerel as crest, 31x19 mm; BABD Ducarel stamp 1).
Shelfmark W2/X-1-24
Andrew Coltée Ducarel. Tour through Normandy, described in a letter to a friend. 1754.
Inscription on verso of first front free endpaper: Presented by the Author to the Library of the Dean & Chapter of Canterbury May 12 1759.
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  2. British Armorial Binding Stamps Database DUC001