List of Autograph Letters selected from Mr O'Callaghan's Collection

("Mr O'Callaghan")
Publication details: 
Sept. 1858
SKU: 3

One page, 4to, closed tears, slightly stained, text complete, a list enclosed in a gold border. Two variants, one headed, "For the Inspection of Her Majesty the Queen, His Royal Highness the Prince Consort, and the two Princesses, on the Occasion of their Visit to Leeds, Sept. 6, 1858" and with footnotes acknowledging the loan of items from "John Young, Esq., Vanburgh Honse [sic], Blackheath" and "the Collection of William Tite, Esq." The other copy has no such information. The list includes Luther, Michelangelo, Macchiavelli, Calvin, Cranmer, Mary Queen of Scotland, Raleigh, Kepler, Descartes, Louis XVI "Probably his last letter as King; nominating the Roland Minsitry", and so on. Note: no other copies yet traced. Autograph Letters belonging to "Mr. O'Callaghan" were auctioned by Puttick & Simpson on 29 June 1864 ("English Book Sales").