STEVENS (JOHN) The Life of Dr. Roberts
Lot 438
STEVENS (JOHN) The Life of Dr. Roberts; and others (7)
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
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The Life of Dr. Roberts, manuscript on approximately 800 pages, various printed insertions, including Bridport broadsides printed for Roberts, advertisements for Roberts' ointment "Poor Man's Friend"), portraits (Roberts, engraved; Stevens, albumen print), calf, defective, Bridport, 1862--BENT (BALDWIN H.) Diary, approximately 200 pages, includes a trip to Canada for fishing and hunting ("...shot some jays & other birds for specimens"), a few entries scored out but perhaps recoverable, name and address "The Ridding, Bentham, Yorkshire" on flyleaf, black leather, the lock cut away, 1857-59, 8vo and 4to; and 5 others (7)


  • Giles Lawrence Roberts, MD, 1766-1834; some details of his life in the Devon Heritage Centre, but this substantial account of a local doctor and methodist is unpublished.
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