Papers removed from John Dillon's extra-illustrated copy of Joseph Spence's Anecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men
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Conditions Governing Access
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes pencil drawing of the bust of Alexander Pope by an unidentified artist, watercolors by John Chessell Buckler, Thomas Coleman Dibdin and unidentified others, and engravings by William Alfred Delamotte and George Vertue. Also contains letters of various correspondents, including letters by Alexander Pope and Charles Eliot Norton. Also a fragment of Alexander Pope's Windsor Forest, among other items.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Dillon, John, -approximately 1868, compiler. Papers removed from John Dillon's extra-illustrated copy of Joseph Spence's Anecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men, 1690-1956: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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