Autograph note signed "Ashburnham" Bertram Ashburnham, Fourth Earl.

One of "greatest collectors of the 19th century"

Autograph note signed "Ashburnham"

[Near Battle]: Ashburnham Place, 3 July, [1843].

1 page. 1 vols. 4to. One of "greatest collectors of the 19th century" To unidentified recipient. Folds, three small holes in blank or marginal area, else very good. Item #31494

The eminent collector writing that he had left London in such haste that he had forgotten to enquire how much was due and when informed would send a draught immediately. One of the “greatest collectors of the nineteenth century” (DeRicci), his book and manuscript collection encompassed the Libri collection, the Barrois collection, the Stowe collection as well as numerous other pieces including a Dante manuscript.

Price: $150.00