Catalogue of valuable printed books, music, autograph letter and historical documents.

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  • English
Sotheby & Co. , [London
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Darwin') to his cousin (possibly Sir Francis Galton), saying "How good you are to take so much trouble. I have marked in pencil the two letters to be returned to you I will accept your offer of keeping them for about 6 or 8 weeks. I have not got written a word.By late ’s, encouraged by the Jacksonian populist spirit that made important people seem more approachable, the idea of collecting autographs became widespread.

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