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Re: Another Rare Book

At 01:07 01/07/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Found another one:
>The Book Chest ABAA
>322 West 57th St.  34S
>New York, N.Y. 10019
>tel: (212)  246-8955.  fax:  (212)  757-8817
>email:  bkchest@pipeline.com
>The book containing Sir John Sinclair's letters to George Washington 

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a companion book containing his letters to other Heads of State can be 
viewed at the
Niven Sinclair Library and Study Centre in Caithness.

>President of the United States of America, To Sir John Sinclair  ...
>Engraved from the original letters ... an exact facsimile ...   With the
>insertion of 2 portraits of Washington, one of Martha,  plus a facsimile of
>a small circular engraved crest (Washington in profile).   4to.  57pp.
>Beautiful new leather spine, marbled boards. Several repaired closed tears
>otherwise a very good copy.  W. Bulmer, S.J. Neele, et al.  London  1800.
>Not in RLIN.  Rare.     $475.
>Presentation inscription to Doctor Pearson, with Sir John Sinclair's
>"Complts. as a mark of his esteem" on half title.  And handwritten on the
>Dedication page:  "This book which belonged to my great-grandfather Col.

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