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Auction:
2300
Lot:
110
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$8,225$7,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

(English Authors), Bound collection of autograph letters signed, comprising; Lover, Samuel, two letters, one Feb. 24, two pages, to the Editor of the Atheneum; Hume, David, June 17th, 1764, one page, to London bookseller concerning a book; Lever, Charles, April 10th, 1846, concerning books about Egypt; Arnold, Edwin, [undated], two pages with four stanza poem and discussing his own book; Zangwill, Israel, Jan. 8, 1851, to General Bryce; Rider-Haggard, H., two notes, one with quotation; Hawkins, Anthony, June 29th, 1905, one page, mentioning Miss Bret Harte and subscriptions; Bulwer, Edward L., two pages, concerning Richard III; Ruskin, John, one page, "we are all mad"; Kingsley, Charles, three pages, concerning the book "Christ's Bridle-Bed"; and Reynolds, George, [Dec. 3, 1843], concerning his literary work, all in a gilt lettered and tooled black morocco folio, also inset with numerous portrait engravings, 4to.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

London, Zangwill, Atheneum, Egypt, Israel, the Atheneum, Bryce, Editor , Richard III, Bret Harte, Autograph

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