Lot 11
  • 11

Cadell and Davies, publishers

Estimate
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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1,250 GBP
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Description

  • A collection of letters relating to publishing, comprising autograph letters by:
  • ink on paper
Sir John Dalrymple, Bt., six letters on his Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland and also his new recipe for ink, with two related receipts, late 18th century; Sir Charles Englefield, antiquary, with an autograph summary biography, altogether 5 pages, c.1805; Charles Dunster, 1791; J. Des Carrieres, on an English-French dictionary, nd; the 10th Earl of Devon, 1841; and two others; 14 items

Catalogue Note

This notably and long-lasting publishing house was founded by Thomas Cadell (1742-1802) and William Davies.
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