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|Named Person:||G J Armytage, Sir; Charles Holme|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge.|
Sale code: HADRIAN.
Comprising early English plays, poems and prose works, including the Kemble-Devonshire copy of Samuel Sheppard, the Joviall crew, 1651, fifteenth century books from continental presses, illuminated manuscripts in interesting bindings, the property of the late Rev. Canon R.B. Girdlestone; very fine copies of William Blake's Milton and Thel, and a collection of over 1500 drawings by T. Stothard, formerly in the library of the late B.G. Windus, Esq.; rare Hebrew manuscripts, the property of the late John C. Curtiss, Esq.; The snob and the gownsman, the property of the late S. Sandars, Esq., F.R.H.S.; two fine drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, the property of the late Charles Holme, Esq.; a magnificent copy on vellum of the Coronation of George IV, 1821, the property of Lady Hunsdon; a large collection of book-plates, formerly the property of the late Sir G.J. Armytage, Bt., F.S.A.; interesting letters of J.A.M. Whistler, the property of C.J. Hanson, Esq., his private secretary; also fine contemporary portraits of Captain Cook and George Washington; works on bibliography and the fine arts; official documents relating to the colony of Connecticut, 1754-60; remarkable letters from Emma to Sir William Hamilton, March 11, 1805; caricatures and broadsides by George Cruikshank; Lord Tennyson's clay pipes; a manuscript illustrated history of the world, 1602; etc.
|Event notes:||Place of sale: London.
Date of sale: Dec. 10, 1923.
|Description:||66 pages,  leaf of plates : portrait ; 25 cm|