Antique Watermarks

Source:   James Hervey, Theron And Aspasio, published in 1775

This is an example of a wire watermark. The portion that is visible resembles a crown.

Additional Book Information
Theron And Aspasio: Or, A Series Of Dialogues And Letters, Upon The Most Important And Interesting Subjects. In Two Volumes. By James Hervey, A.M. Rector of Weston-Favell in Northamptonshire. Volume II. (Published at) Edinburgh: Printed for Alexander Donaldson: Sold at his Shop (no. 48) East- corner of St. Paul's Church-yard, London; and at Edinburgh. 1775