BRITISH MUSEUM: A Guide to the Autograph Letters, Manuscripts, Original Charters, and Royal, Baronial, and Ecclesiastical Seals, Exhibited to the Public in the Department of Manuscripts.

(London): Printed by order of the trustees (by Woodfall & Kinder, London), 1870. First edition. 12mo. 48 pp. More than 200 items described. Frank W. Hackett's copy, with his ownership signature, dated 14 October 1872, at the head of the front wrapper, his annotations filling the verso of the front wrapper; Hackett (1841-1926) served as Asst. Secretary of the Navy under William McKinley. Good copy in a nice newer binding, with an interesting association. Original lavender printed wrappers (lacking rear wrapper, front wrapper chipped and mounted for rebinding), the pamphlet bound into newer marbled wrappers with a printed label on the upper cover. (10642). Item #64164

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