BLACKER (WILLIAM) Catechism of Fly Making, Angling and Dyeing, Comprising Most Essential Information, WITH OVER 70 SPECIMENS, 1843 A George III sabicu, padouk and gilt-brass mounted serpentine commode attributed to John Cobb An Italian violoncello, Amati model, Venise circa 1730-1780 FRITH (FRANCIS) Egypt, Sinai, and Jerusalem: a series of Twenty Photographic Views...With descriptions by Mrs. Poole and Reginald Stuart Poole, William Mackenzie, [1858] ROBERT FALCON SCOTT. Autograph Letter Signed, 4 pages, 8vo, March 16, 1912, to Edgar Speyer

"Scott's final letters written as he realised the last hopes of survival had gone epitomise for many the concept of heroic failure. This
first letter to Sir Edgar Speyer is certainly full of memorable and moving phrases but also shows a man keenly aware of the need to safeguard his reputation and to provide for the future of his loved ones. It is a fascinating and rare document which fully justified the high price for which it was sold."

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