Fine Books and Manuscripts including Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
The Property of Frieda Hughes

21 Mar 2018, starting at 10:00 GMT with lot 1.

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ANGLING [SALTER (ROBERT)] The Modern Angler, Being a Treatise on the Art of Fishing, &c. in a Series of Letters to a Friend, FIRST EDITION, Oswestry, [c.1790]; and 22 others (23)

BACON (FRANCIS, SIR) Letter signed and subscribed ("assured/ fr. verulam Canc[ellarius]"), as Lord Chancellor, to Lord Zouch, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, notifying him of a forthcoming legal case affecting his prerogative: Gorhambury, 3 August 1619

BIBLE - CAXTON MEMORIAL The Caxton Memorial Bible, NUMBER 39 OF 100 COPIES, "Wholly printed and bound in twelve hours", Oxford, O.U.P., 30 June 1877

BINDINGS BRONTË (CHARLOTTE, EMILY AND ANNE) The Life and Works, Haworth Edition, 7 vol., [c.1910]; and approximately 66 others, including sets of George Eliot and Defoe (approximately 89)

BINDINGS RUSKIN (JOHN) [Works], St. Mark's Edition, 27 vol., number 69 of 1,000 copies, Boston, Dana Estes, [c.1900]

BINDINGS SAINTSBURY (GEORGE) The Heptameron of the Tales of Margaret, Queen of Navarre, 5 vol., J. Dodsley, 1774; and 16 others (21)

BLAKE AND LINNELL Group of glass-plate negatives of drawings by William Blake and John Linnell,

BRONTË (CHARLOTTE) Jane Eyre: An Autobiography. By Currer Bell, 3 vol., Smith, Elder and Co., 1848

CONJURING AND MAGIC DEAN (HENRY) The Whole Art of Legerdemain; Or, Hocus Pocus in Perfection... the fifth edition, with large additions and amendments, J. Hodges [and others], [1763?]

COOKERY Late seventeenth century recipe book, kept in several late seventeenth or early eighteenth century flourished hands, bearing the joint ownership inscription on the flyleaf "Mrs Hannah Handley/ Annoq[ue] Dom. 1695" and below "Mr Thomas Handley/ May the 27th/ Ano. Dom./ 1695"

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