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Author: Francis Bacon
Item date: 1680
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: 7 17s 6d
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

3 English bindings of the early restoration period, in the sombre style, blind tooled with black edges; other 2 books were Eikon Basilikon of 1649 and a Bible & Psalter of 1660; illustrated as plate II of AR

Author: Sir Isaac Newton
Item date: After 1670
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

14 pages of notes relating to chemical studies taken from the works of Basilius Valentinus; bought by Viscount Wakefield and presented to BL. Add MS 44888; illustrated at plate IV of AR. Add MS 44888

Author: William Hale White
Item date: 1913
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

The only surviving literary MS of WH White, presented by his son, Sir William Hale White; Add MS 44891; illustrated as plate V of AR

Author: Giulio Grotto (Ed)
Item date: late 16th century
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

The only violin chap book known and the earliest printed book to have reference to the violin proper. Illustrated title page shows a man playing the instrument (plate IIIb). Presented by Edward Heron-Allen

Author: N Parente (Ed)
Item date: 1515
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Unusual publishers device on title page appearing to show English royal arms, although the book was published in Paris. Only copy known. Presented by EP Goldschmidt

Author: Francois Diderot
Item date: 1766
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

9 letters from the Duchesse du Maine 1 of which is to Voltaire; Fanny Comtesse de Beauharnais to Voltaire; Helvetius to Voltaire, Mme du Chatelet to A Pope on the Essay on Man. Add MS 44936; presented by LCG Clarke

Author: Sir William le Neve
Item date: 1663
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

le Neve was Clarenceux King of Arms; presented by Theodore Besterman. Add Charter 71076

Author: John Dryden (Trans)
Item date: 1769
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Foulis Press 24mo edition, presented with 8 other books, mostly Dublin editions of collected plays of Dryden, Congreve Rowe & others, by RA Hellewell

Author: Luigi Frati
Item date: 1841
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Presented by Miss Coulson James

Author: George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
Item date: 1735
Date acquired: 1936
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: National Library of Scotland
Town/City: Edinburgh

Presented with 2 other 18th century plays by RA Hellewell.