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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    LAMB, Charles (1775-1834). Autograph manuscript, a poem, 'For Newark's seat Three Orators contend', n.d. [July 1830], a neat copy with one autograph emendation, 30 lines on 2 pages, 4to.

    Price Realised  

    LAMB, Charles (1775-1834). Autograph manuscript, a poem, 'For Newark's seat Three Orators contend', n.d. [July 1830], a neat copy with one autograph emendation, 30 lines on 2 pages, 4to.

    A satirical poem on the general election of 1830 in Newark: 'For Newark's seat Three Orators contend. Saddler makes senseless speeches without end. A different fate does Willoughby befal; He either can't, or does not, speak at all. -- Ye men of Newark, make no more ado, -- Chuse Wilde ...'.


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