Reference numberNLB/66/157
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p88
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Sotherby, Wilkinson & Hodge
Date5 March 1924
DescriptionRegarding the sale of the Arundel Collection; apologises for the inability to give a sooner response, due to indisposition, and updates that the President and Council have decided to dispose of the Early Printed Books, and awaiting the legal advisers of the Duke of Norfolk and the authorities of the British Museum before they can decide how. Asks for a valuation of the books Sotheby's made a preliminary inspection in April 1923.
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