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Nor were these the only tokens of extraordinary success; for, on the succeeding Saturday, Nicholas received, by favour of the indefatigable Mrs Grudden, no less a sum than thirty shillings; besides which substantial reward, he enjoyed considerable fame and honour: having a presentation copy of Mr Curdle's pamphlet forwarded to the theatre, with that gentleman's own autograph (in itself an inestimable treasure) on the fly-leaf, accompanied with a note, containing many expressions of approval, and an unsolicited assurance that Mr Curdle would be very happy to read Shakespeare to him for three hours every morning before breakfast during his stay in the town.
The 256-page presentation copy was originally presented by film producer David O Selznick to the widow of screenwriter Sidney Howard in 1939.
In total the lots, which also included a collection of books inscribed by and to Dylan and wife Caitlin and an inscribed author's presentation copy of his work 18 Poems, fetched PS14,937 in the Bonhams auction.
Renowned rare bookseller Peter Harrington is to present to the public the unique first edition presentation copy of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein(1818), given by her to Lord Byron, with her autograph inscription on the front flyleaf.
THE highlight of the rare book selection was a first limited edition of Winnie-the-Pooh from 1926, a presentation copy from the author to Shepard.
Yet this same poem, including these additional twelve lines, appeared earlier, in a presentation copy of her 1825 Phantasmagoria, inscribed to Dr.
There is a presentation copy of a collection of Chekhov's short stories that the author gave a waiter at the Grand Hotel in Moscow ($20,000-$30,000).
Cllr Clucas, who has Italian ancestry, and Mrs Bertali, will use that as an opportunity to give representatives of the Italian Government a presentation copy of the book, to be published next month.
Also in the sale is a signed first edition presentation copy of Alice's Adventures Under Ground, which Dodgson gave to Edith's mother.
In 1999, Piero Scapecchi drew attention to a manuscript that contained Platina's autograph corrections for his presentation copy for Sixtus IV and the first printed edition of the Lives.
This is known to be one of the most complete copies (118 pages) and is the author's presentation copy.