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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Autograph album
ALBUM OF C.101 LETTERS BY ADA LOVELACE, FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, MARIA EDGEWORTH, MARY SOMERVILLE, ELIZABETH GASKELL, AND OTHER EMINENT 19TH CENTURY WOMEN
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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Autograph album
ALBUM OF C.101 LETTERS BY ADA LOVELACE, FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, MARIA EDGEWORTH, MARY SOMERVILLE, ELIZABETH GASKELL, AND OTHER EMINENT 19TH CENTURY WOMEN
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英國文學、歷史書籍、兒童文學與插畫

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Autograph album
ALBUM OF C.101 LETTERS BY ADA LOVELACE, FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, MARIA EDGEWORTH, MARY SOMERVILLE, ELIZABETH GASKELL, AND OTHER EMINENT 19TH CENTURY WOMEN
including autograph letters signed by Joanna Baillie (2, to Leonard Horner, on an obscure word "Catchedicam", which proved to be the name of a hill, 1842), Anne Grant (to an friend, "I shew one of the symptoms of old age in my entire neglect of Grammar & connexion Having a full mind to pour forth regardless of order...", 2 pages, 4to, 19 October 1831), Maria Edgeworth (3, one with clipped signature), Maria Lady Calcott, Jane Marcet (3), Mary Somerville (5, including a long note on astronomical calculations and her publishing plans for a new book on "force and its action on inorganic & organic matter", 19 pages, 4 June 1830 to 6 October 1864), Lady Byron (4), Ada Lovelace (2, explaining the "difficulty & distress in the respiration" that makes her unable to make appointments, 4 pages, 8vo, n.d.), Anna Jameson (6), Amelia Opie, Florence Nightingale (3, including a long early letter with family news, 17 pages, 13 December 1840 to 6 May 1899), Octavia Hill (4), Harriet Martineau (5, discussing an ongoing work and on personal affairs including advice on ear-trumpets and her own ill-health "We find that dependence on opiates is a small evil compared with that of the wear & tear of suffering", 22 pages), Elizabeth Gaskell (to Mrs Horner, discussing her hopes that Charlotte Brontë would visit but that "Miss Martineau had had a letter from Miss Bronte saying that her father is very ill", and sending a novel, 4 pages, 8vo, n.d.), Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mary Howitt, Angela Burdett Coutts (2), Frances Cobb (3), Elizabeth Barrett Browning (accepting a subscription to a commemorative volume, 1 page), Elizabeth Eastlake (4), Marianne North (3), Fanny Kemble; the letters edge-mounted on the rectos with photographic or print portraits on the facing versos; 60 leaves, large quarto, half red morocco, upper cover labelled "J. Good & Eminent Women", inside cover labelled "Leonard Lyell"; housed in a waxed linen bag 
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This album includes a number of substantial letters by Suffragists and early feminists, as well as highlights such as the exceptionally rare letters by Ada Lovelace, and Mrs Gaskell writing on Charlotte Bronte.

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