Highlights of specific items in the collections:
Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881)
Gift; John Carver Estate, June 2001.
Libraries' copy consists of the three volume set bound as one in full leather with gilt
When received by the Libraries, the bookplate of John Carver was affixed inside the front cover. Investigation revealed the presence of an earlier bookplate beneath the Carver bookplate. Removal of the Carver bookplate revealed the original presentation inscription on a bookplate with the arms of the ship. Book was given to P.A. Leighton for proficiency in French in July, 1889.
Bookseller's label inside front cover: "Adam Holden, / 48, Church Street, Liverpool."
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