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Autograph Letter Signed from the herald painter for the College of Arms Gerald Cobb to the architectural historian Peter Reid, regarding a staircase in Bishopswood and his new book.

Gerald Cobb (1899-1986), Queen Elizabeth II's herald painter for the College of Arms at the time of her coronation, and authority on ecclesiastical architecture [Peter Reid, architectural historian]

Editorial: College of Arms London EC4. 7 June, 1979
Librería: Richard M. Ford Ltd (London, Reino Unido)

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1p., 12mo. Seventeen lines of neatly-written text. Good, on lightly-aged paper. He apologises for the delay in replying to Reid's letter, and knows 'nothing about the staircase you mention as coming from a house in Holborn, & now in a house in Bishopswood.' He 'looked it up in R[oyal]. C[ommision]. H[istorical]. M[onumments]., (Vol. II) Hertfordshire (par. of Walford-on-Wye) but Bishopswood is only mentioned re some romann remains.' He hopes Reid is 'enjoying the Herefordshire countryside', and is himself finding life 'rather hectic'. He is 'working on a new book - "Some minsters since the Reformation"' and finds 'getting the many illustrations ready for the block-makers quite a business!' He could 'never trust some of my old prints & photos to their tender mercies, so they all have to be photographed; fortunately the N.M.R. are helping!'. N° de ref. de la librería 11473

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Título: Autograph Letter Signed from the herald ...

Editorial: College of Arms London EC4. 7 June

Año de publicación: 1979

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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