Annual report, 1947-8
London, Friends of the National Libraries / British Museum, 1948
(25 cm), 13 (3) pp., 3 leaves of plates (pls.1-5). Publisher’s printed wrappers. - The plates illustrate “acquisitions by Gift and Purchase”, including the Sherborne Chartulary (pl.1; purchased from W.H. Robinson, Catalogue 77, item 19, £3800; for the British Museum), the Shrewsbury Chartulary (pl.3; a Phillipps manuscript, sold at Sotheby’s, 1 December 1947, £320; for the National Library of Wales), and a Sammelband of six German books (1598-1610) in an embroidered six-way binding (presented by Albert Ehrman; for the British Museum). ¶ Good, unmarked copy.