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Your Books, My Son.  Being some account Bibliographical & Biographical contained in forty letters written mainly during the earlier months of 1931, intended to introduce to his eldest son a small collection of Esteemed Books made for him......

Your Books, My Son. Being some account Bibliographical & Biographical contained in forty letters written mainly during the earlier months of 1931, intended to introduce to his eldest son a small collection of Esteemed Books made for him......

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Your Books, My Son. Being some account Bibliographical & Biographical contained in forty letters written mainly during the earlier months of 1931, intended to introduce to his eldest son a small collection of Esteemed Books made for him......

by NEWTON, SIR HARRY KOTTINGHAM:

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Oxford: at the University Press, 1934. One of only 101 copies printed. Etched frontispiece and tailpiece. Large 8vo, pp. 324, original gray textured cloth with leather lettering piece to spine, top edge gilt, others uncut; fine in slipcase. With later inscription from his sons presenting this volume to the Girdlers Company. Sir Harry Newton's fine library, which this volume catalogues, giving also details of their acquisition and other anecdotal observations, was auctioned at Dukes of Dorchester in 2007.

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Your Books, My Son. Being some account Bibliographical & Biographical contained in forty letters written mainly during the earlier months of 1931, intended to introduce to his eldest son a small collection of Esteemed Books made for him......
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NEWTON, SIR HARRY KOTTINGHAM:
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Oxford: at the University Press, 1934.
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