Books & Maps Timed Auction
The sale features some outstanding highlights, including; eight photographs taken by Charles Dodgson – aka Lewis Carroll – of one of his ‘child friends’, an album of 127 ornithological watercolours by a 19th century German artist and naturalist, a collection of letters relating to the American War of Independence of which two were written to British general Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805) by Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Stewart following the action known as the Battle of Eutaw Springs on September 8, 1781. Also featured is a first edition copy of the first volume of Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations has an interesting provenance with the Duke of Sutherland and the economist Edwin Walter Kemmerer among its former owners.
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