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Collector's Progress. by  J C Barrow; assoc: Jack Hol  Hugh D Auchincloss - Hardcover - 1952 - from Joseph Valles - Books and Biblio.co.uk

Collector's Progress.

by Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979. [subject: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797; art, JG Eckhardt, Wootton, Grinling Gibbons, William Evans, John Henry Müntz, John Carter (1748-1817), Richard Bentley, Hugh D Auchincloss, J C Barrow; assoc: Jack Hol

Condition: Very Good


London : Constable & Co Ltd ; [Edinburgh : Printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark, Ltd], 1952., 1952. Very Good. [British edition] ; 245 pp. ; illustrated ; 23 cm. ; LCCN: 53-67093 ; OCLC: 70299655 & OCLC: 2291303 ; LC: Z989; Dewey: 010 ; blue cloth with silver lettering, in tattered and patched pictorial dustjacket ; presentation, unsigned, from the author, March 1952, on the front endpaper ; laid-in, an ALS from Jack Holland, the Birmingham England antiquarian bookseller, dated November 11, 1959, proffering this book to an associate ; the exciting and fascinating recounting of the efforts of Horace Walpole scholar and collector Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis to re-assemble Walpole's library from Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, as well as what he calls "relics" of Walpole: objects once owned by Walpole, and the republishing of Walpoliana ; with 17 photographic illustrations ; VG/FAIR
  • Bookseller: Joseph Valles - Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 4457
  • Title: Collector's Progress.
  • Author: Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979. [subject: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797; art, JG Eckhardt, Wootton, Grinling Gibbons, William Evans, John Henry Müntz, John Carter (1748-1817), Richard Bentley, Hugh D Auchincloss, J C Barrow; assoc: Jack Hol
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London : Constable & Co Ltd ; [Edinburgh : Printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark, Ltd], 1952.
  • Date published: 1952
  • Keywords: Book collecting bibliophiles Walpole Horace strawberry hill press pinkerton diana beauclerk grafton stamp philately booksellers george bayntun toynbee chatterton rare london gaskell thomas wise dublin de ricci paget ossory esp yale Aspern Papers auction B
  • Bookseller catalogs: Catalog 76 - Bibliography; Catalog 76 - Books and Bibliography;
  • Subjects: LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading;

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