拍品 313
  • 313

GROSVENOR CHARLES BEDFORD, DIARIES, 25 VOLUMES

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10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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30,000 GBP
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  • Diaries
daily personal entries on his social, professional and personal life over a period of thirty-five years, providing a richly detailed account of Regency London WITH MANY FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS OF SIGNIFICANT CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL EVENTS, in volumes composed of loose quires of bifolia loose in paper wrappers, the first volume with entries from 13 March 1804 to 31 December 1807, one volume with entries for 1813-1816, the remaining volumes containing entries for a single year, lacking entries for 1808, 1817, 1820, and 1833, some letters, memoranda, and printed ephemera loosely inserted, altogether 26 volumes, 8vo, 13 March 1804 to 19 May 1839 [with:] "Poems of the Laureate", manuscript essay by Bedford on the poetry of Robert Southey, 58 pages, 4to, c.1816 [also with:] Robert Southey, autograph manuscript poem, "The Devils Thought" ("From his brimstone bed at break of day..."), 57 lines, 3 pages, 4to, split
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