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The Life And Adventures Of George Augustus Sala, Written By Himself, In Two Volumes (Alfred Morrison Copy, With 2 Tipped In Letters From Sala, Additional Letters From The 1St Duke Of Arthur Wellesley / Duke Of Wellington,  To Sir Francis Doyle, William Farren To Dr. K-, Edward Bulwer Lytton To Pennell, Alexandre Dumas Fils, Douglas Jerrold Dion Boucicault, Charles Knightand Martin Tupper To Pennell, Charles Knight To William Hepworth Dixon by  Martin Tupper  Charles Knight - Signed First Edition - 1895 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 037025)

The Life And Adventures Of George Augustus Sala, Written By Himself, In Two Volumes (Alfred Morrison Copy, With 2 Tipped In Letters From Sala, Additional Letters From The 1St Duke Of Arthur Wellesley / Duke Of Wellington, To Sir Francis Doyle, William Farren To Dr. K-, Edward Bulwer Lytton To Pennell, Alexandre Dumas Fils, Douglas Jerrold Dion Boucicault, Charles Knightand Martin Tupper To Pennell, Charles Knight To William Hepworth Dixon

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The Life And Adventures Of George Augustus Sala, Written By Himself, In Two Volumes (Alfred Morrison Copy, With 2 Tipped In Letters From Sala, Additional Letters From The 1St Duke Of Arthur Wellesley / Duke Of Wellington, To Sir Francis Doyle, William Farren To Dr. K-, Edward Bulwer Lytton To Pennell, Alexandre Dumas Fils, Douglas Jerrold Dion Boucicault, Charles Knightand Martin Tupper To Pennell, Charles Knight To William Hepworth Dixon

by Sala, George Augustus; Arthur Wellesley, 1St Duke Of Wellington; William Farren, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Alexandre Dumas, Fils., Douglas Jerrold, Dion Boucicault, Charles Knight, Martin Tupper

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. Frontispiece; Original Letters Tipped In. Xix, 379; Xi, 381. Red Cloth, Gilt. Two Volumes, With An Extra Volume I In Which Are Tipped In 10 Original Letters. Apparently From The Collection Of Alfred Morrison (1821-1897), Known For His Interest In Works Of Art, Autographs And Manuscripts. The Main Interest Of His Later Life Was In Autographs And Letters, Cataloged In 9 Volumes, And Also The Papers Of Hamilton And Nelson And The Correspondence Of Nelson And Lady Hamilton (First Printed There). In This Volumes, All Letters Except Sala's Are Tipped In At The Pages Where The Authors Of The Letters Are Discussed By Sala. The Letters Are: 1. Sala To Morrison, Dated 6/18/77 2. Sala To Kingston, Undated, With Sala's Caricature Of Himself With His Quill. W. B. Kingston Was A Writer Etc. And Foreign Correspondent For The Telegraph. 3. Two Page Note From Arthur Wellesley, 1St Duke Of Wellington, To Sir Francis Doyle, Date Appears To Be 1801 But Pencil Note 1831. Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1St Duke Of Wellington, ( 1769 - 1852) Was An Anglo-Irish Soldier And Statesman Who Was One Of The Leading Military And Political Figures Of 19Th-Century Britain. His Defeat Of Napoleon At The Battle Of Waterloo In 1815 Put Him In The First Rank Of Britain's Military Heroes. Major-General Sir Francis Hastings Doyle, Was Created A Baronet In 1828.4. Short Note From William Farren To Dr. Kenneth (?), Undated. William Farren (13 May 1786 - 24 September 1861), English Actor, Was The Son And Father Of Leading Actors Of The Same Name. 5. Letter From Edward Bulwer Lytton, Prolific English Novelist, To Pennell, Dated Feb 3, 1885. 6. Letter From Alexandre Dumas, Fils., Addressed "Cher Grande", Undated. Alexandre Dumas, Fils 1824 - 1895) Was A French Author And Playwright, Best Known For The Romantic Novel La Dame Aux Camélias (The Lady Of The Camellias) 7. Letter From Douglas Jerrold To Charles Knight. 8. Dion Boucicault, Letter 9/24/63 (?) To An Actress Or Her Agent. 9. Letter From Charles Knight To Hepworth Dixon Regarding The National Shakespeare Committee. William Hepworth Dixon (30 June 1821 - 26 December 1879) Was An English Historian And Traveler. He Was Also Active In Organizing London's Great Exhibition Of 1851. 10. Letter To Pennell From Martin Tupper, Dated Dec. 15, 1865. Martin Farquhar Tupper (17 July 1810 In London - November 1889 In Albury, Surrey) Was An English Writer, And Poet, And The Author Of Proverbial Philosophy.

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Bookseller Inventory #
037025
Title
The Life And Adventures Of George Augustus Sala, Written By Himself, In Two Volumes (Alfred Morrison Copy, With 2 Tipped In Letters From Sala, Additional Letters From The 1St Duke Of Arthur Wellesley / Duke Of Wellington, To Sir Francis Doyle, William Farren To Dr. K-, Edward Bulwer Lytton To Pennell, Alexandre Dumas Fils, Douglas Jerrold Dion Boucicault, Charles Knightand Martin Tupper To Pennell, Charles Knight To William Hepworth Dixon
Author
Sala, George Augustus; Arthur Wellesley, 1St Duke Of Wellington; William Farren, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Alexandre Dumas, Fils., Douglas Jerrold, Dion Boucicault, Charles Knight, Martin Tupper
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Frontispiece; Original Letters Tipped In
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Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Quantity available
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Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1895
Bookseller catalogs
Rare And Unusual Books; Literature: Nineteenth Century; "Manuscripts; and original Related Material ";
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