Catalogue of valuable printed books, autograph letters and historical documents, etc. comprising early printed books and works in English literature including the property of Lt.-Gen. Sir Denis Bernard ... and the property of Arthur Randle, Esq.; Lachrymae musarum, 1649, containing the first published work of Dryden, one of only four copies, the property of the late Lady William Russell; an attractive French illuminated manuscript with 42 miniatures, the property of William Churchill Owen, Esq.; a further portion of the Harmsworth Trust Library formed by the late Sir R. Leicester Harmsworth ... comprising books principally in English literature; books on arms and armour, heraldry, topography, etc., the property of Sir Richard Paget, Bt.; a small collection on ship-building and navigation; designs for bindings by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, Esq. The autograph letters and historical documents, etc. include Gordon"s last letter from Khartoum; documents relating to Durham and Northumberland; and a miniature port. of King William III framed with a lock of Queen Mary"s hair. Which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby & Co. ... on Monday, the 19th of December, 1949, and following day ... by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)

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ContributionsHarmsworth, Robert Leicester, Sir, 1870-1937
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Pagination51, [1] p.
Number of Pages51
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