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Catalogue of the renowned collection of autograph and historical manuscripts formed by the late Alfred Morrison, Esq. of Fonthill, and now the property of Mrs. Alfred Morrison. The fourth and final portion ... : which will be sold by auction ... on Monday, the 5th of May, 1919, and two following days Preview this item
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Catalogue of the renowned collection of autograph and historical manuscripts formed by the late Alfred Morrison, Esq. of Fonthill, and now the property of Mrs. Alfred Morrison. The fourth and final portion ... : which will be sold by auction ... on Monday, the 5th of May, 1919, and two following days

Author: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge
Publisher: London : Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, [1919]
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Auction catalogs
Named Person: Alfred Morrison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge
OCLC Number: 171473749
Notes: Lots numbered 2673-3335
Sale code: Fronto
" ... comprising interesting series of letters by W. Beckford, W. Cowper, Oliver Cromwell, Queen Henrietta Maria, David Hume, John Locke, Louis XIII, Mme. de Maintenon, Maria Leczinska, Philip V of Spain, J.J. Rousseau, Jonathan Swift, and the duke of Wellington. Collections in bound volumes relating to George Monk duke of Albemarle, the Arundel family, the affair of the diamond necklace, Henri IV, and Sir Walter Raleigh. Latters addressed to the famous countess of Blessington, 1789-1849; a series of news-letters to Sir Richard Bulstrode, 1667-89; two fine letters from Mary Queen of Scots; letters and poems by Robert Burns; Thomas Gray's Naturalist's journal; Charles Lamb's annotated copy of Holcroft's Travels; letters of Keats to Fanny Brawne; P.B. Shelley; etc. Collections of letters by artists, authors, British statesmen, English divines, famous women, foreign princes, princesses, and statesmen, actors in the revolutionary and Napoleonic drama, lawyers, military and naval commanders, royalties, scientists, theatrical celebrities, etc.; and the Hamilton--Nelson papers, including the early letters of Emma Hart, afterwards Lady Hamilton, to Charles Greville and her husband, and an extraordinary series of Nelson's letters to her."
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Event notes: Date of sale: May 5-7, 1919
Place of sale: London
Description: 4 pt. in 1 v., 512 p. : facsims. ; 25 cm
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