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Balmanno, Robert 1780-1861

Overview
Works: 58 works in 68 publications in 2 languages and 107 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Meditations  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Robert Balmanno
Letters to an enthusiast; being a series of letters addressed to Robert Balmanno, esq., of New York, 1850-1861 by Mary Cowden Clarke( Book )

3 editions published between 1902 and 1904 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to an enthusiast by Mary Cowden Clarke( Book )

3 editions published between 1902 and 1904 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter: 1829 Feb 25, London, to David Laing by Robert Balmanno( Book )

2 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses preparation of illustrations for a collection of Dunbar's Poems
Letter: 1829 Apr. 24, London, to David Laing by Robert Balmanno( Book )

2 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Stothart's progress with the preparation for a volume of Dunbar's poems, edited by Laing
Letter: 1829 Feb. 9, 7 Craven St. London, to David Laing by Robert Balmanno( Book )

2 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the work of Thomas Stothard
The adventures of a night, on the banks of the Devron; a reminiscence of early life by Robert Balmanno( Book )

1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter: 1827 Mar. 27, Craven St. London, to David Laing by Robert Balmanno( Book )

2 editions published in 1827 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks Laing for a volume of Dunbar's Poems, discusses the history of a portait of King James IV, and preparations for a wood-cut by Thomas Stothard. Includes an ink drawing of a figure
Letter: 1829 July 22, London, to David Laing by Robert Balmanno( Book )

2 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Stothard's progress with the preparation for a volume of Dunbar's poems, edited by Laing
Edinburgh, to Robert Balmanno by Robert Chambers( )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning a previous letter from Balmanno regarding Mrs. [Jean] Renwick's recollections of Robert Burns, offering to publish a proposed paper by him on Burns in Chamber's Edinburgh journal, and stating that he would welcome any original letters or poems by Burns that Balmanno may acquire; discussing a group of letters from Burns to Edinburgh bookseller Peter Hill (1754-1837) and the possibility that a letter to a Peter Hill in New York might be addressed to his son, Peter Hill the younger
Autograph letter signed from J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps, Brixton Hill, Surrey, to Robert Balmanno by J. O Halliwell-Phillipps( )

1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses his success in collecting material on Shakespeare "for the first volume of the folio edition," especially from the family records of the 18th cent. owners of New Place, hitherto "touched by anyone." Raises the possibility of selling his Shakespeare Museum to Mr. Burton, an American
Brooklyn, to George P. Putnam by Robert Balmanno( )

1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning a new magazine that the latter plans to publish; saying that he would be highly honored to be a contributor; offering him an article titled "Fact Stranger than Fiction," based on a story related to him by "your quondam friend, Mr. James Harper," and another article on wood engraving that he had prepared for the late George C. Colton; discussing possible subscription prices for the magazine
Autograph letter signed from Francis Douce, London, to Robert Balmanno, Esq by Francis Douce( )

1 edition published in 1828 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explains his inability to attend Balmanno's "ballot" due to an illness. Addressed from Gower Street
"Admiralty" [London], to R. Balmanno by Thomas Crofton Croker( )

1 edition published in 1827 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking him for his "application to Mr. Wood" and stating his intention to have Mr. Hull "call on that gentleman"; thanking him for an invitation and promising to appear punctually should he be in town, but adding that he may be called away that day on business; extending an invitation to Balmanno to dine with him on January 10th in the company of "Mr. Lemm" and "Mr. Coindet", after which they intend to go to the Antiquarian Society
Autograph letter signed from Washington Irving, Sunnyside, to Robert Balmanno, South Brooklyn by Washington Irving( )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Irving accepts membership in Shakespeare Society. Endorsed on the back, most likely by Robert Balmanno: Acks [sic] his Election as an Honorary member. Accompanied by envelope addressed to Balmanno
Horace Smith manuscript material by Horace Smith( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Horace Smith manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and artwork. The writings include two holograph poems: "Music" and "Stanzas for the Bazaar held at Brighton for completing the Victoria Fountain on the Steyne." The bulk of the correspondence is dated 1829-1849. Correspondents include: Thomas Campbell, the poet; Thomas Hood, the poet and humorist; John Murray, the publisher; Robert Southey, the poet; and over thirty others. The artwork consists of one undated watercolor pastoral landscape, titled, "Mill at Lewes."
London, to Robert Balmanno by William Bradbury( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Regretting that he and his wife Sarah cannot join Balmanno in Christmas festivities
Custom House, to an unidentified recipient [name illegible] by Robert Balmanno( )

1 edition published in 1861 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Middle Scotland Yard, to Mr. Balmanno by Thomas Campbell( )

1 edition published in 1829 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Returning a book and asking about a bookbinder
Dialoghi by Sperone Speroni( Book )

1 edition published in 1550 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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