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ALDENHAM, Henry Gibbs, First Lord (1819-1907) -- Helen RUDD. Catalogue of the Aldenham Library. Letchworth: Privately Printed by The Arden Press, 1914.
4o (284 x 184 mm). Title printed in black and red. Original green cloth, printed paper spine label, t.e.g., others uncut. Provenance: Carlton Club (bookplate, inkstamp on title verso).
The collection was largely formed by the first Lord Aldenham, Governor of the Bank of England, and added to by his son, the second Lord Aldenham. The second catalogue of the collection, prepared by Helen Rudd; the first was compiled by the owner himself.
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