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Author: TURNER, DAWSON Title: Catalogue of the manuscript library of...comprising ... 40.000 autograph letters, the unique copy of Blomefield's history of Norfolk, containing above 7000 drawings, engrs., etc. and other illustrated county histories, ...richly illuminated missals, etc.
Description: London, Puttick and Simpson, 1859. Or. brown publ. cl. (upper outer hinge partially weakening). (XX, 308, I pp.). (Inner hinges weakening; upper inner hinge reinforced w. paper strip.). Munby, The cult of the autogr. letter in England: 'The same auctioneers (Puttick and Simpson) offered the Manuscript Library (Dawson Turner) in a five-day sale which began on 6 June 1859. Few collections of manuscripts brought together in a quarter of a century can have offered such rich research material, in so many different fields, and the total sum realised was just over 6000 pound.' Ruled in red and with the prices.
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Price: EUR 375.00 = appr. US$ 407.57 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 5905