22 - 23 March 2005
TURNER, Dawson -- Catalogue of the Manuscript Library of the late Dawson Turner. London: Puttick & Simpson, 6 June 1859.
8o (220 x 136 mm). EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED [see below]. Contemporary brown half morocco, t.e.g., others uncut (a bit rubbed).
PRICED with buyers' names in a contemporary hand, ruled in red. An extra-illustrated copy, with added frontispiece photographic portrait of Turner; also adding the following material, mainly mounted on heavy paper, each within red pen rules: contemporary newspaper cuttings concerning the sale from various newspapers; a check to Society of Antiquaries by Turner, dated 1812; valuation by Turner of a carton of books and manuscripts, 1 page, 4to, 18 December 1824; obituaries for 1858 of the Society of Antiquaries, 10 pp.; summons of Yarmouth Council, 3 June 1859.
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