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    19th Century English Authors Autograph Collection consisting of approximately 30 signed items originally purchased in a lot sold by Parke-Bernet Galleries in the 1950s. There are some obscure treasures found in this eclectic group of letters and notes; just a few of the names included: Sir John Barrow, W. Harrison Ainsworth, Matthew Henry Barker (the Old Sailor), Lady Blessington, George Combe (ALS re: phrenology), J. Payne Collier, John Wilson Crocker, Maria Edgeworth, Anna Brownell Jameson, Thomas Babington Macaulay, and John Pinkerton. Biographical information included on some, overall fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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