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J.M Barrie

Books from the Libraries of Sir James Barrie and Aldous Huxley, together with the Personal Library of Mary Webb

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Catalogue of books for sale in February 1938, from the personal libraries of three writers, including selling prices. The sellers have had bookplates printed using facsimile signatures of the writers and put them into each book on the list.  Sir J M Barrie had died the previous June.

 

The catalogue lists 194 books or groups of books, from J M Barrie's personal library - books for sale include his own works, associated works, cricket, Scottish interest and gifts to him.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
width 127mm, height 204mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2004.15.1.1
Digital Number:
DMBK019a; DMBK019b
Creation Date:
Feb-38
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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