Roxburgheana : portraits, autograph letters, and views of the homes of early members of the Roxburghe Club / collected by Francis Wrangham, Chester [England], 1838.

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Wrangham, Francis, 1769-1842. Roxburgheana : portraits, autograph letters, and views of the homes of early members of the Roxburghe Club / collected by Francis Wrangham, Chester [England], 1838.

Roxburgheana : portraits, autograph letters, and views of the homes of early members of the Roxburghe Club / collected by Francis Wrangham, Chester [England], 1838.

Collection consists of 34 letters received from fellow members of the Roxburghe Club, a private society of bibliophiles in England, concerning society business, meetings and dinners, and publishing activities. With 12 engraved portraits of members (including a mezzotint engraving of Henry Drury by Charles Hodgetts, a lithograph of Stephen Richard Glynne by Charlotte Neville Grenville and a lithograph of Joseph Littledale by Nichols), 4 views (including an etching of the residence of Archdeacon Wrangham in Chester by Musgrove) membership lists, receipts and manuscripts; poems transcribed by Sir Walter Scott, and "Bibliomaniac Ballad" (4 p.), in which Roxburghe Club members are named. Correspondents include William Bentham, William Bolland, Alexander Boswell, James Boswell, Samuel Egerton Brydges, William Holwell Carr, Thomas Frognall Dibdin, Henry Drury, Stephen Richard Glynne, George Nugent Grenville, Richard Heber, George Hibbert, George Howard, Joseph Littledale, John Arthur Lloyd, Walter Scott, John Charles Spencer, Richard Thomson, A.J. Valpy, and Roger Wilbraham. With bookplates of Francis Wrangham and Charles Edward Gee Barnard.

1 v. : ill., ports. (one col.) ; 26 cm.

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