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NICOLAS, Sir Nicholas Harris (1799--1848)
[The Scrope and Grosvenor controversy. Advertisement]
Proposal for a publication of the Scrope and Grosvenor roll; the proceedings in the cause between Sir Richard Le Scrope and Sir Robert Grosvenor, from the 9th to the 13th year of the reign of Richard II. MDCCLXXXIII--MCCCLXXXIX, before the Lord High Constable, relative to their coat armour.
London: printed by S. & R. Bentley, [1829].
14, [2] p. ; 26.8 cm. (8º)

Final leaf is blank. The Scrope and Grosvenor controversy was printed for private circulation in two volumes in 1832. A projected third volume never appeared.

Copy Notes With original blue paper wrappers retained, the front inscribed in ink Scrope & Grosvenor and 93/. ALs in ink attached to inside front wrapper Mr Jos. Gwilt presents his / Compliments to Mr. Soane with / the inclosed. The proposals / issued are few in number and / Mr G. does not solicit Mr Soane's name however the Society might / feel proud of one so esteemed but / merely sends it for the purpose / of enabling Mr S. to add his / name to the list therein should / he wish to aid the object in / view. / 30 Abingdon Street / 11 Feb. 1829 / To John Soane Esqre / &c. &c. &c. Wanting the interim list of subscribers referred to in Joseph Gwilt's letter. Bound first in a collection of pamphlets.

Binding Later C19th half calf, blind double-rule borders, brown cloth boards, blind- and gilt-ruled spine, black spine-label, gilt-lettered 'Miscellanea'. Numbered '51' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5555


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