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[ The 'Portugal Illustrated' of Rev. William Morgan Kinsey, 1828. ] Sections of the Autograph Manuscript; Kinsey's Portuguese passport for the trip; ALS to his sister discussing the book and itemising profits and expenses; ALS from Rev. J. W. Hughes.

Author: 
William Morgan Kinsey (1788-1851) of Trinity College, Oxford, clergyman and traveller in Portugal; Rector of Rotherfield Greys [ Rev. John William Hughes (d.1850), Rector of St Clement's Holywell ]
Publication details: 
The four items from between 1827 and 1831. The letter to his sister dated from Trinity College, Oxford.
£1,500.00

For information on Kinsey, see his entry in the Oxford DNB. Both editions of his book were published in London by Treuttel & Würtz; the first in 1828, the second a year later. Printed by Valpy, with illustrations by Gibbs and Pugin engraved by Cooke and Skelton, it is a product of an interesting period of English exploration of the Iberian Peninsular (Beckford's impressions of Spain and Portugal appearing in 1834).

[ Sir Charles Barry, architect who worked on the Houses of Parliament and Trafalgar Square. ] Autograph Signature ('Charles Barry').

Author: 
Sir Charles Barry (1795-1860), English architect who worked on the Houses of Parliament and Trafalgar Square
Publication details: 
Place and date not stated.
£20.00

On 3 x 11 cm slip of paper. In fair condition, lightly aged. Cut from the end of a letter. Good firm signature. Reads: 'Yours faithfully | Charles Barry'.

Autograph Note Signed E B-J [Edward Burne-Jones, Artist] to My dear Bodley [George Frederick Bodley (DNB), architect and artist, sometime associate of Pre-Raphaelites

Author: 
Edward Burne-Jones, Pre-Raphaelite Artist
Publication details: 
[Printed head] The Grange, 49 North Rnd Road, West Kensington, W. [London], Thursday, no date.
£320.00

One page, 12mo, heavily foxed but text clear and complete: I only got your letter when I came back & too late for a return answer. | I will be at Athenaeum at 5.30 this aft[ernoon] & [then] will go into the matter of the Jesus Coll[ege] picture[s?]. Note: Bodley had been involved in the repair of the Chapel in Jesus College, Cambridge, and Burne-Jones and Morris were also contributory.

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