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Lot 168: LUCAS, Edward Verrall (1868-1938, editor).  The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. 6 volumes only (of 7). 4to. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth (rubbed). [With]: An ALS from the editor stating: "To Mr Thomson, I want to know whether you are interested in possessing copies of books of which you have already seen too much: but if so I hope you will add this to the Heather Hill Library. I am sorry to have been so much [?]trouble ... It is a noble piece of printing. Will know you believe me, yours sincerely E. V. Lucas". The letter is annotated in a different hand: "The late Mr Thomson was proprietor of the University Press, the printers of this book!" (6)

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • LUCAS, Edward Verrall (1868-1938, editor).  The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. 6 volumes only (of 7). 4to. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth (rubbed). [With]: An ALS from the editor stating:
  • LUCAS, Edward Verrall (1868-1938, editor).  The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. 6 volumes only (of 7). 4to. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth (rubbed). [With]: An ALS from the editor stating:
  • LUCAS, Edward Verrall (1868-1938, editor).  The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. 6 volumes only (of 7). 4to. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth (rubbed). [With]: An ALS from the editor stating:
  • LUCAS, Edward Verrall (1868-1938, editor).  The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. 6 volumes only (of 7). 4to. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth (rubbed). [With]: An ALS from the editor stating:
  • LUCAS, Edward Verrall (1868-1938, editor).  The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. 6 volumes only (of 7). 4to. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth (rubbed). [With]: An ALS from the editor stating:
  • LUCAS, Edward Verrall (1868-1938, editor).  The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. 6 volumes only (of 7). 4to. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth (rubbed). [With]: An ALS from the editor stating:
   
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Description: LUCAS, Edward Verrall (1868-1938, editor).  The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. 6 volumes only (of 7). 4to. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth (rubbed). [With]: An ALS from the editor stating: "To Mr Thomson, I want to know whether you are interested in possessing copies of books of which you have already seen too much: but if so I hope you will add this to the Heather Hill Library. I am sorry to have been so much [?]trouble ... It is a noble piece of printing. Will know you believe me, yours sincerely E. V. Lucas". The letter is annotated in a different hand: "The late Mr Thomson was proprietor of the University Press, the printers of this book!" (6)

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