Reference numberNLB/68/32
Alternative reference numberNLB/68 p17
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Scott] Sherrington, OM, President of the Royal Society
Date1 May 1925
Description'I have received this afternoon a letter from Sothebys [regarding the early printed book sale of books from the Arudel / Norfolk library collection], of which I enclose a copy. As I promised to let Dr Allen know what price they put on the [Willibald Pirckheimer] books I have sent him the following telegram:- "Sothebys name £2700 for 46 lots, excluding No. 62."'
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