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Balmanno, Robert
FOUR AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED, THREE TO THE WRITER WILLIAM CHATTO, THE FOURTH LETTER TO THE ENGRAVER EBENEZER LANDELLS,
lively and humorous letters discussing Chatto's books, their shared interests in engraving, and describing his life in New York, with ribald jokes and an obscene illustration, 31 pages, 4to and 8vo, New York, 30 May 1844 to 7 December 1857 [with:] a small group of 9 items, mostly engravings and title pages, loose in yellow covers
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Robert Balmanno (1780-1861) was editor of the London Literary Gazette before moving to America, where he founded the New York Shakespeare Society. He was a noted collector of prints and autographs.

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