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BARKER, Nicolas. Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Chatham: Roxburghe Club, 1977. Large 8°. Plates. Original morocco-backed cloth. Provenance: Lord Kenyon's copy with his signature on an endpaper.
NEVINSON, John L. Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery of the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries. London: H.M.S.O., 1950. 4°. Colour frontispiece, plain plates. Original cloth.
And 11 other volumes including Lord Lindsay's Lives of the Lindsays (London, 1849, 3 volumes) and Aymer Vallance's Art in England during the Elizabethan and Stuart Periods (London, 1908). (13)
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