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Sotheby & Co. (London, England). Catalogue of valuable printed books, illuminated and other manuscripts, autograph letters and historical documents, Indian and Persian drawings, &c. : comprising a few rare early English books omitted from the sales of the Britwell Court library, the property of S.R. Christie-Miller, Esq. ; Shakespeare, third folio, with the 1663 title, the property of Mrs. Whitmore ; and an exceptionally fine copy of the fourth folio, 1685, the property of a nobleman ; selected portions of the old libraries, Shipdham Hall, Norwich, the property of Mrs. J.D. Lofthouse (deceased), and at Drayton House, Thrapston, the property of Nigel Stopford Sackville, Esq. ; a small collection of English illuminated manuscripts, the property of A.J.V. Radford, Esq., F.S.A. ; two copies of Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield, 1766 ; and a collection of books from the library of J.A. de Thou. Also modern books, including works of Charles Dickens, in the original parts ; presentation copies of books by Joseph Conrad and "Lewis Carroll" ; a fine collection illustrated by Kate Greenaway ; and Kipling's Schoolboy lyrics, 1881, and His excellency, 1895, the property of private collectors. The autograph letters, &c. include unpublished manuscripts by Rudyard Kipling ; the manuscript of a short story by Sir James Barrie ; fine letters of Lord Byron ; an interesting Napoleonic collection ; correspondence of musicians ; a very important and extensive series of letters by Charles Darwin to Sir C. Lyell, dealing with his life's work in terms of extraordinary interest, the property of Angus Lyell, Esq. ... Which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby and Co ... on Monday, 25th of July, 1927, and two following days, at one o'clock precisely