manuscript notebook

Charles Dickens was no teetotaler, as this 1870 manuscript record of his spirits cellar makes clear. In fact, he clearly enjoyed sherry, brandy, rum, and whisky, all of which he accounted for in his slim “Gad’s Hill Cellar Casks” notebook, which

[2] copy.jpgNEW YORK —Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s 1835-1837 notebook containing drafts

Alfred Wainwright is one of hillwalking’s heroes, and, to those who love the outdoors, a national treasure. Excitingly for them, one of Wainwright’s original manuscript notebooks, containing his comments and maps used in the production of his earliest work, is about to go under the hammer.

It will be sold by Carlisle based H&H Auction Rooms