Antique Watermarks

Source:   Le Siecle De Louis XIV, published in 1770
(Second example)

This is an example of a wire watermark. It was included on the pages of the book from the previous example. Whereas all of the other watermarks in the book were composed of lettering and a few symbols, this watermark resembles a crown.

Additional Book Information
Le Siecle De Louis XIV, Publie Par M. De Francheville, Conseiller-aulique de Sa Majesti, & Membre de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & Belles-Lettres de Prusse. Tome Premier. (Published at) A Geneve. 1770