SLN5749

SLN5749
Brand: Sotheby's
Product Code: SLN5749
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Sothebys LN5749 
Sale location: London 
Sale date: December 18, 1995 
Title: 
English Literature and History 
and a Collection of Continental Incunables 

Including: 
The Unique Copy of an Early 16th Century Book on Warfare 
The Hartwell Manuscript of a Play and Poems by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester 
An Autograph Letter by Thomas Hobbes to Edmund Waller 
An Important Archive Relating to the Separation of Lord Byron and His Wife 
The Dr. Warren G Smirl Collection of Literacy Portraits 
The Margaret M Goalby Collection of Wordsworthiana 
An Important Collection of Papers of Ford Madox Brown 
The John Huston Collection of Books by James Joyce 
Books and Manuscripts sold on Behalf of the Royal Society of Literature 
Autograph Letters signed by Samuel Johnson, James Boswell, Oliver Goldsmith, Lord Nelson, Charles Dickens, W. M. Thackeray, C.L. Dodgson, Robert Graves, Vita Sackville-West, Sir Winston Churchill, and others 

Table of Contents: 
a Collection of Continental Incunables; lots 1-91 
English Literature, 16th & 17th centuries; lots 92-118 
English Literature, 18th century, lots 119-140 
English Literature ,The Dr. Warren G Smirl Collection of Literacy Portraits; lots 141-152 
English Literature, 19th century, lots 153-248 
English Literature, The Margaret M Goalby Collection of Wordsworthiana; lots 249-285 
English Literature, 20th century; lots 286-361 
Items Sold for the Royal Society of Literature; lots 362-437 
Theatre; lots 438-444 
Royal Documents; lots 445-462 
History and Topography; lots 463-480 
Politics; lots 481-504 
Travel and Exploration; lots 505-509 
Naval and Military; lots 51-527 
Science and Economics; lots 528-531 
Art and Architecture; lots 532-543 

Lots 1-543; 208 pages, about 143 black and white illustrations, the catalog is about 1/2 inch thick 
The images shown are: 
Front Cover: lot 21 - Latin Bible, circa 1485-1487 
lots 141, 142, 143 - Literacy Portraits 
lot 178 - Charles Dickens 
lot 294 - Ian Fleming 
lot 324 - James Joyce Ulysses 
lot 324 - James Joyce The Dead 
lot 391 - Nadine Gordimer Mandela: What He Means To Us 
lot 428 - Mr Evelyn Waugh and his ear trumpet 
lot 505 - Arctic & Antarctic

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