[EPUB] Ý An Appendix to the Rowfant Library: A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, Etc (Classic Reprint) | by ↠ Frederick Locker-Lampson
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Excerpt from An Appendix to the Rowfant Library A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, EtcOf the stock from whence he sprang It was strongly tinctured with the love of letters His great grandfather, John Locker, was pronounced by Dr Johnson, in his life of Addison, to be a gentleman eminent for curiosity and literature Who could wish for a beExcerpt from An Appendix to the Rowfant Library A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, EtcOf the stock from whence he sprang It was strongly tinctured with the love of letters His great grandfather, John Locker, was pronounced by Dr Johnson, in his life of Addison, to be a gentleman eminent for curiosity and literature Who could wish for a better testimonial John Locker married a granddaughter of Bishop Stilling eet and a sister of the once famous Benjamin Stilling eet, whose blue stockings and fondness for the society of learned ladies combined to produce a nickname which has endured The eldest son of John Locker was the Captain William Locker whose name will always be found in every life of Horatio Nelson Captain Locker s youngest son, Edward H awke Locker, married in 1815 a daughter of the Rev Jonathan Boucher, then vicar of Epsom, whose earlier clerical life had been spent in the American Colonies, where he was the friend of George Washington in the days before the war Mr Boucher remained loyal to the Crown, and his sermons and addresses relating to that great subject, published in 1797, deserve attention than they have always received at the hands of the historian Mr Boucher had a great and miscellaneous collection of books, which, after his death, were sold at Leigh and S Sotheby s 145 Strand, in 1806 The sale lasted thirty nine days The catalogue may still occasionally be had of the second hand booksellers A stronger contrast to the Rowfant Library cannot well be imagined.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
  • Title: An Appendix to the Rowfant Library: A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, Etc (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Frederick Locker-Lampson
  • ISBN: 9780265244739
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Hardcover

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An Appendix to the Rowfant Library: A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, Etc (Classic Reprint) By Frederick Locker-Lampson Excerpt from An Appendix to the Rowfant Library A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, EtcOf the stock from whence he sprang It was strongly tinctured with the love of letters His great grandfather, John Locker, was pronounced by Dr Johnson, in his life of Addison, to be a gentleman eminent for curiosity and literature Who could wish for a beExcerpt from An Appendix to the Rowfant Library A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, EtcOf the stock from whence he sprang It was strongly tinctured with the love of letters His great grandfather, John Locker, was pronounced by Dr Johnson, in his life of Addison, to be a gentleman eminent for curiosity and literature Who could wish for a better testimonial John Locker married a granddaughter of Bishop Stilling eet and a sister of the once famous Benjamin Stilling eet, whose blue stockings and fondness for the society of learned ladies combined to produce a nickname which has endured The eldest son of John Locker was the Captain William Locker whose name will always be found in every life of Horatio Nelson Captain Locker s youngest son, Edward H awke Locker, married in 1815 a daughter of the Rev Jonathan Boucher, then vicar of Epsom, whose earlier clerical life had been spent in the American Colonies, where he was the friend of George Washington in the days before the war Mr Boucher remained loyal to the Crown, and his sermons and addresses relating to that great subject, published in 1797, deserve attention than they have always received at the hands of the historian Mr Boucher had a great and miscellaneous collection of books, which, after his death, were sold at Leigh and S Sotheby s 145 Strand, in 1806 The sale lasted thirty nine days The catalogue may still occasionally be had of the second hand booksellers A stronger contrast to the Rowfant Library cannot well be imagined.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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