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)

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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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