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|Named Person:||Alfred Morrison|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge|
|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."
|Event notes:||Date of sale: May 5-7, 1919
Place of sale: London
|Description:||4 pt. in 1 v., 512 p. : facsims. ; 25 cm|