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George Ormerod, Cheshire antiquary. ] Autograph Letter, in the third person, to 'Mr Cornish' [ the Manchester bookseller James Edward Cornish ], giving his reasons for asking £100 for a copy of his History of Cheshire.

George Ormerod (1785-1873), Cheshire antiquary [ James Edward Cornish (1831-1903), Manchester bookseller ]

Editorial: On letterhead of Sedbury Park Chepstow. 9 March, 1867
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3pp., 12mo. Bifolium. In good condition, lightly-aged. Addressed to 'Mr Cornish | 33, Piccadilly | Manchester'. The letter begins: 'Mr. Ormerod has received Mr Cornish's enquiry whether Mr O. has "any Io [i.e. folio] Paper Hist: of Cheshire for sale.' He replies that he 'has now only two Io Paper copies of Hist: Cheshire One is extensively illustrated and bound in ten Volumes in Morocco - This, of course, cannot be parted with.' Ormerod would part with the other set 'for £100, (one Hundred pounds) Cash - not less'. It is 'uncut, new, boarded in three Vols, with morocco backs by Clarke, and has a Set of additional India Proofs and etchings'. He gives a further detail, before stating the 'facts' by which he 'is guided' in arriving at the price he is asking: the prices paid a 'few weeks ago' by 'Mr. Newman (of Holborn)', for copies 'bought, at a Sale, & resold at profit', as well as for a copy bought by Newman from Ormerod himself. N° de ref. de la librería 17588

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Título: George Ormerod, Cheshire antiquary. ] ...

Editorial: On letterhead of Sedbury Park Chepstow. 9 March

Año de publicación: 1867

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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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