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[ Earl Cathcart; William Rae Wilson the "popular traveller" ] Autograph Letter Signed "Cathcart" to W.Rae Wilson, on various matters.

Author: 
General William Schaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart (1755–1843), Scottish soldier and diplomatist.
Publication details: 
Woodthorp, nr Wakefield, 27 March 1826
£180.00

Five pages, 12mo, a little grubby, with selltape securing the bifolium, text clear. P.4 docketing with details of contents. Text: He thanks Wilson for his letter but says he can't "render you any efficient Service in facilitating your arduous and most interesting remarks. | I certainly used my best Andeavours to obtain for you the Distinction which you conceived, and seem still to imagine could have been useful to you, I was not o fthat opinion.

[ William Inglis Morse; Limited; Signed & initialled] Nordic Trails. A Journey to Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Czecho-Slovakia

Author: 
William Inglis Morse
Publication details: 
Privately Printed, Boston MCMXXX [1930]. no.22 of100, initialled by author.
£450.00

Pp.x.60, 8vo, lightly decorated green cloth, an attractive binding, corners sl. bumped, numerous plates/illustrations (photographs), very good condition. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: "T. Worswick | Compliments of the Author | Wm Inglis Morse| Nov.18/1930 | Cambridge, Mass." Copies in five US libraries, and an Icelandic (WorldCat).

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