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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.
This absence of a list where Greg's theory suggests a list should appear--that is, in a transcript prepared expressly for a reader--recurs with other manuscripts, such as the scribal presentation copy of Fletcher's The Woman's Prize and the presentation copy of the university drama Heteroclitanomalonon.
The 256-page presentation copy was originally presented by film producer David O Selznick to the widow of screenwriter Sidney Howard in 1939.
Christoph Pieper draws on the so-called new historicism to show how Basinio of Parma used textual corrections, markings, and Greek quotations to fashion himself as author, in negotiation with those who he hoped would read his Hesperis, Marianne Pade follows Niccolo Perotti's Cornu eopiae from the manuscript presentation copy through a series of early editions to demonstrate that the way in which the text was set out helped effect a change in its status, from a commentary on Martial to a lexicographical handbook.
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.
Might Huntington Library 59139 be, in fact, a presentation copy of The Book of Fayttes of Armes and of Chyualrye, given by Caxton to Henry?
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.
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.