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Catalogue of valuable printed books and a few manuscripts, autograph letters & historical documents, etc. : comprising a good copy of Milton's Lycidas, 1638; a set of the Atlantic Neptune; and a very fine copy of the first Aldine Aristotle, 1495, with other choice Aldines, from the library at Castle Howard, Yorkshire, the property of the Honble. Geoffrey Howard; a first edition of Evelina, 1778, and the well-known Preview this item
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Catalogue of valuable printed books and a few manuscripts, autograph letters & historical documents, etc. : comprising a good copy of Milton's Lycidas, 1638; a set of the Atlantic Neptune; and a very fine copy of the first Aldine Aristotle, 1495, with other choice Aldines, from the library at Castle Howard, Yorkshire, the property of the Honble. Geoffrey Howard; a first edition of Evelina, 1778, and the well-known "Queen Elizabeth's bible," in a contemporary needlework binding; from the collections of the Duchess of Portand and of the duke of Sussex, the property of A.E.Y. Trestrail, Esq., D.S.O., M.A.; presentation copies of works by Sir J. Barrie and G. Bernard Shaw, including the property of Mrs. Violet Vanbrugh Bourchier; and of the Edinburgh Burns, 1787, the property of the late A. Douglas Ainslie, Esq., Delgaty Castle, Aberdeenshire; Eliot's Algonquin bible, 1685-80; Goldsmith, The vicat, 1766, and The good natur'd man, 1768; illuminated manuscripts; maps and atlases; fine bindings, etc. The autograph letters include fine letters of Robert Burns, the property of Robert Burns, Esq.; of P.B. Shelley, the property of Mrs. E. Walton; of Thomas Carlyle, the property of Daniel Gorrie, Esq.; of George Gissing, Charles Lamb, and others; interesting musical manuscripts and letters and documents connected with American history, and of the French revolutionary and Napoleonic periods; autograph mss. of Sir J. Barrie, including that of Walker, London; and the auto. ms. of two stanzas of Keats' poem "Isabella," the property of the late very Revd. G.W. Kitchin, F.S.A.... Which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby & Co. ... on Monday, the 28th of July, 1930, and two following days.

Author: Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
Publisher: London : J. Davy & Sons, Ltd., 8-9 Frith street, W.1., 1930.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Named Person: Geoffrey Howard; A G Y Trestrail; Violet Vanbrugh; A Douglas Ainslie; Robert Burns; E Walton, Mrs.; Daniel Gorrie; G W Kitchin; Richard Morland Tollemache Westbury, Baron; T Willis Chitty, Sir.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
OCLC Number: 643527189
Notes: 688 lots.
Sale code: Lucullus.
Event notes: Place of sale: London.
Date of sale: July 28-30, 1930.
Description: 115 p., 10 leaves of plates : facsims. ; 25 cm.

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