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[Reports on Collections of Manuscripts of Private Families, Corporations, and Institutions of Great Britain and Ireland.] London: HMSO, 1872-1936.
Folio & 8vo. 41 volumes. Uniformly bound in blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Excellent condition.
Provenance: Edward Everett Horton [1886-1970] (stamped on spine).
Includes reports on the manuscripts of the Earl of Cowper (3 vols); The Marquess of Downshire (2 vols in 3); the Marquis of Salisbury (15 of 16 vols); the Stuart Papers (7 vols); Reginald Rawdon Hastings (2 vols); the Pepys Mss. (1 vol); Earl Bathurst (1 vol); Earl of Mar & Kellie (1 vol); the Palk Mss. (1 vol); Lord de L'Isle & Dudley (vol 3 only); Various collections (vol 7 only). Also included are the Third, Fifth, Sixth and Eighth reports; and an index volume.