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MERTON, Wilfred -- BELL, H. IDRIS and C.H. ROBERTS.  A Descriptive Catalogue of the Greek Papyri in the Collection of Wilfred Merton, F.S.A.  London: Emery Walker, 1948-1959.
MERTON, Wilfred -- BELL, H. IDRIS and C.H. ROBERTS. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Greek Papyri in the Collection of Wilfred Merton, F.S.A. London: Emery Walker, 1948-1959.

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MERTON, Wilfred -- BELL, H. IDRIS and C.H. ROBERTS. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Greek Papyri in the Collection of Wilfred Merton, F.S.A. London: Emery Walker, 1948-1959. 2 volumes, 8o. Original plum buckram (vol. I somewhat faded). Provenance: Bernard Breslauer (presentation inscription). PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY MERTON TO BERNARD BRESLAUER on the front free endpaper: "To Bernard Breslauer from his friend Wilfred Merton 31 August, 1948." Laid is a typed letter signed from A. Chester Beatty to Breslauer on Merton's death (9 November 1957): "We have both lost, as you say, a very dear friend. He was a very fine and noble character..." and an autograph letter signed from Fritz(?) Merton to Breslauer on the death of Merton (8 November 1957): "...He has requested in his will that you should be consulted about the selling of his library..." [With:] BRADLEY, John W. Historical Introduction to the Collection of Illuminated Letters and Borders in the National Art Library Victoria and Albert Museum. London, 1901. 8o. Original cloth. Provenance: Wilfred Merton (bookplate and ownership inscription dated 1917). -- BORDONA, Jesús Domínguez. Manuscritos con Pinturas. Madrid, 1933. 2 volumes, 12o. Original cloth. Provenance: Wilfred Merton (bookplate dated 1935 in each volume). (5)
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