WRENN (HAROLD) A Catalogue of the Library of the late John Henry Wrenn... edited by Thomas J. Wise, 5 vol., NUMBER 10 OF 20 COPIES, 1920
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WRENN (HAROLD) A Catalogue of the Library of the late John Henry Wrenn... edited by Thomas J. Wise, 5 vol., NUMBER 10 OF 20 COPIES, 1920
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WRENN (HAROLD)
A Catalogue of the Library of the late John Henry Wrenn... edited by Thomas J. Wise, 5 vol., NUMBER 10 OF 20 COPIES, inscribed to Edmund Gosse by the President of the University of Texas, with Gosse's bookplate on rear pastedown of volume one and an inserted letter about a forthcoming lecture (6 pages, 1924) to "My dear Warren... you have more influence in Oxford than anyone else", bought at Parke-Bernet, 10 April 1956, lot 71, $210, with bill from James Drake inserted (the Breslauer copy, the most recent at auction, sold for $4,500 in 2005), original cloth, Wrenn bookplate printed as part of the front pastedowns as usual [Todd 421b], folio, Austin, Texas, 1920
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