Lot 28
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Rawlinson, Sir Henry Creswicke

Estimate
800 - 1,200 GBP
Sold
813 GBP
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Description

  • Autograph draft description of temples in Babylon and Basippa,
giving details of inscriptions he found there and other features, and including cuneiform script, drafted with deletions and revisions, docketed by him "(written in 1856-) and given to Mrs Ford -July 19- 1861, H. Rawlinson", 2 pages, folio, partly laid-down, 1856; together with five later autograph letters signed by Rawlinson, to Mrs Ford, about "the famous spiritualist, Mr Foster", Afghan correspondence, and other matters, 15 pages, 8vo, partly laid-down on an album leaf including three small albumen print photographs of Rawlinson, one letter dated 1874, the others undated
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