By Humfrey Wanley; C.E. Wright (ed.) Ruth C. Wright (ed.)
London   The Bibliographical Society
10" by 6.5" xcv, 207pp; 209-518pp.
A lovely two-volume complete set of 'The Diary of Humfrey Wanley'.
By Humfrey Wanley; C.E. Wright (ed.) Ruth C. Wright (ed.)

1966 The Diary of Humfrey Wanley 1715-1726

London   The Bibliographical Society
10" by 6.5" xcv, 207pp; 209-518pp.
A lovely two-volume complete set of 'The Diary of Humfrey Wanley'.
£80.00
: 2kgs / : GEN39-G-17

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An English librarian, paleographer and scholar of Old English, Wanley was elsewhere known as the first keeper of the Harleian Library, now known as the Harleian Collection, one of the main 'closed' collections of the British Library. Within this volume C.E. Wright and Ruth C. Wright look back at his legacy and compile his correspondence. Featuring a portrait frontispiece of Wanley by the eminent portrait painter and Wanley's longstanding friend Thomas Hill.

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In cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally very smart. Minor shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean throughout.

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